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Van Wert Republican, The (Newspaper) - August 29, 1889, Van Wert, Ohio VAN WERT REPUBLICAN. PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY, Ac C. OurFaivUitlea FINE JOB PRINTING Arc jind Holiolta ah art-of your patronage. Ulock, North Washington public square and railroad. Common I'lcas t'robato .1 mlgc................. Prosecuting Clork of Sheriff............................... And I tor............................. Treasurer......................... Recorder............................ Infirmary Directors........... infirmary Superintendent, ......James H. Day J. IJrotherton- J. Y. Todd- ......C. K. Manship- Isaac K. Tudor, ___L. A. Harvey. ...........Tohn Sidle. ...JCHSU W. Itaird. .....M. f. McCoy. .7. C. Robinson, William Kreck, A. J. Roller. A. iLybold, A. Alspach, A .1. Stewart. Sheldon Harbor. A. S. Klrkpatrick. CORPORATION OFFICER. j o. Browdor .John H. Hull. Mayor, Mara luil.......... Muraluu................... .......iioory lloblnHon Clerk.................................... Jjneoh Kox. 'A City Solicitor........... ......yV's'l'iicsHliT, ii.Sholl f A. Hal y cat. L. (J. Hchuinin, W, XeiK'cri ,1. Ii. Webster. JITHTICKS OK THE I'KACK. I' W. Howers. Convoy. W. M. McQuown, faveltu. W H. NlcodrtinuH, Van Wort. D. J. .IOIICH, Venedocia. Wm Foster, Middlcpolnt. Henry W. I-ixlwlic, Cuvette. D. (Jill'm, Van Wort. 'jfsso R. Sllth. Kootfle I'. Jerry Shell. Dull. Simon Stewart, Van Werl. S. M. Ciillilaud, Van Wcrt. (J. I'. Itichuy, V an (J. y. Van Wort. Wlllnh Ire- Joshua Wagers, ron. J. II. Sims, Willshire. Hamiiel Fortney, Dixon. A. I'. Shoemaker, Convoy. Jnckuon ,V.H. Halo, Wetsel. John Seiner, Delphon. H. Edwards, Vonedoc.ia. John Masters, Converse. Aaron T. 1'ancako, Wolfeale. PHYSICIANS. IV in. SMITH, 1W. AND SUKUKON. Special atten- tlon k'lvcn to the treatment of all chronic. diseases. Onice days for the trcatmen t of chron- ic dineaneK. Wednesdays and Saturdays. Olllee over Hill store, Main street. Van Wort, Ohio. s. HYSICIAN' AND StWCJKON. opposite Court Residence 17 .south WaHliuiBtoii St. li. I.. WII.KIINSOIM, AND stntciKox, onico over WilKinfion'H Shoo Store, Street. ice on .South WuHhinKton wtrcot. .1. A. IVIOll II IS, IW PHYSICIAN ANI> srWJKOX, Vorkvllli-, (KlKi P.O.) Ohio. A. Hit A V, IN. IK, PHYSICIAN ANU Hurircun, (Jilt-erts Millx, Ohio. All culls M rlny or night. ATTORNEYS. J. Y. ATT011NKY-AT-LAW und N'otury 1'ublic. Will iitteixl promptly to nil It-Kill business intnistnl to his cure, ini-hnlinK 1'robijUi busi- ness, bcforr r-oller-llons. iilislraci- intf, etc. Ollh'.o, bnsciiKMit of Court House, Wort, Ohio. __ AI'KXANDKK A: OAHMil I- A TTOKNKYH AT Vun Wort, Ohio, -TL onir.ciii Van Wurt Comity llntik buililliiK. acrcornl floor. 1'nrjt-ulnr attention tflvon to if. u if mi., IAWYKU. Olllce over H. V. Olmsy'K CloDi- ing Htoro. ATTOKNKYH-AT-T-AW, Vim Wcrt, O. All buaint-.HH pertuininK to the practice of law tn court or ofllce, promptly attended to. Oluce opposite Court House, over A 1'. MeConahay s Jewelry Htoro. JOHNSON, A TTOUNKYS-AT-I.AW, VAN WKIIT. practice in the of Van erl county. C'olU-otions promptlv made KIK! remitted. 1'ar- titloii, probate ami business solicited, done at reosonable rates. Olllee on MeCni'dy's corner. 7-1S-H5) U. A. R. SCOTT No. 1OO. RKdt'LAlt meetings every third evenings month ut o'clock, ut rnion Hall, McKim's Hloek. J II. Al Will attend and cry sales tit rensoiuible [rates. Address, MIDDLKUU K Y O. (T. W. Bopc, Auctioneer. ALL business entrusted in my care will receive prompt attention. Sules cried ut lowest rates. Residence on corner of Market am! Third streets, Van Wcrt, Ohio. Give me a trial. G. W. BOI-B. ROUTE STANDARD GAUGE, SPLENDID ROAD BED. NEW STEEL EAIL, NEW MCDEHN EQUIPMENT, thing f--r comfort of EAST AND WEST- THE VAN WEKT KEPUBLICAN. VII. SURPRISE IS NO WORD To describe the feelings of a great many who first inquire for the Special Reduced price line of Boots and Shoes at DIM Jt GRAY'S. One of our customers asked us a few days ago if we were going to continue to sell goods at the same prices as at pres- ent, and we were compelled to tell the truth and say that it would be impossible to always sell goods at wholesale prices, and sometimes even less, but that we had inaugurated this SPECIAL REDUCED SALE! on certain lines to make room for some new lines. We are making this room fast and have overhauled our stock a second time and have placed several new lines with our special price goods, and as long as they last we can sell you good, honest, solid goods at prices which our competitors can make no claim to offering you. They are going fast, so don't wait until they are all gone. OLNEY GRAY Old Post-office Stand. THE LATEST OUT Wishing to give smokers the largest possible return for their money, I have placed the OHIO BOY, A fine Havana filler 10 cent cigar, on the market as a cent cigar. At this price it cannot be equaled by any ,r> cent cigar in this country. Also a new brand called the Which Avill please the most fas- tidious smoker, embracing, as it does, all the qualities which go to make a first-class smo e, The BIG C 3TICAINS WAY bi'tweon TOLKDO, Klf AXKKOKT. KU'II WAY hot ween KUAN'K- KOICI', INI) I 1. (Daily Sumhiy.) All Toledo Trains iinM depart from I'nlon De-pot, avoiding transfer. TllltOI On xalcxt principal Ktulionn. CHKt.KKD TO D KSTlN AT1ON. Trains hare DELPJ1OS: KAST. p. in. a. m. >VKST. 1.3.1 p. in, Through KxprfSM Toledo it Dflphos Frank J't Pass, Local Kreltfht u. m. leat'c KXI KAST. Through p. in. it Krtink. I'JIH p. in. Lrxwl Freight p. in. Kull Infornmtion i-oiiotirnlnK timo of Truifix. it will 1m fiirn'Hhud ihc nndursiKncd. ti. C. JKNKIXS, AgjDMt, a. in. a. in. 2: lip, m. u. m. a in. F. C. A. Brands, which have become so popular Avitli J overs of a fine cigar, will still be kept up to their present standard of excel- lence. Try one of the new brands and convinced of their su- periority over all others. F.C.ARNOLD Factory No. 28, VAN WERT, OHIO. VAN WEKT, OHIO, THURSDAY, AUGUST 29, 1889. NO. 19. OF Ouccopy, one 75 One copy three 50 No subscription tai en for a lesg period than thrccmonthB. _____ KATES OF One square first insertion-----............. Each subsequent insertion................. 80 Nine lines constitute a square. Administrators, Assignees and Road Notices, each In adrancc........... One column one year ......................100.00 One column six month..................50.00 One column three months.................SO 00 Local notices per line, each week.......... 10 REPUBLICAN STATE TICKET. For (-1 over nor, J. B. FORAKER, of 1 Tamil ton. For Lieutenant (Jovernor. E. L. LAMPSON, of Afihtabuln. For Treasurer. JOHN J3ROWN, of Jetl'crson. For .Judge of Supremo Court, F. J. DICKMAN, of Cuyahoga. For Attorney General, D. K. WATTSON, of Franklin, for Clerk of Supreme Court. U. H. HESTER, of Van 'A'ert. For Member Hoard of riiblio Works, W. M. HAHN, of ttiehland. For Sc.hool Commissioner (for IOUK JOHN HANCOCK, Of KOHH. REPUBLICAN The Republican party of Ohio in con- vention assembled hereby announces the following platform of principles: renew our adherence to all princi- ples so clearly and strongly enunciated.by the ilepuwllean National Convention of 1838, and especially to tUo principles of protection in its two-fold meaning and operation; protection to every American citizen at home and in all parts of our country; protection to every American abroad in every land, on every sea; protection to every American citizen in the ex- ercise of all political rights and privileges; protection to American Industry and labor against the industry and labor of the world. Sccon We heartily approve ami endorse the administration of Benjamin Harrison, Presi- dent of the United States, and pledge him our cordial support In the discharge of the duties .'evolving upon him as Chief Magistrate ot the Nation. And especially do we commnml the Just and liberal policy of the Pension Uurcuu in carrying out the pledges of tho loyal people to the soldiers of tho Union. we favor tho passage by Congress at its next session of a proper and equitable service pension bill for all honorably-dis- charged soldiers and seamen of tho Into war. demand full and adequate pro- tection for the wool-growing industry, which will in duo time give to American wool-grow- ers an American market for all wool required by American wants. Wo endorse tho prov s- ions of the bill on the subject passed by tho Senate at the last session olr Congress. heartilv endorse the decision of the Secretary of tho Treasury, whereby the duty on worsteds is made dutiable at tho same rate as upon woolen goods, thereby benelltting our manufacturing and wool industry. congratulate the people of Ireland on the progress of their struggle for home rule, and in this convention wo endorse the course of President Harrison in the selection for honor- able position in the diplomatic service worthy and representative Irish-American cltixens. Seventh-Jlesolved, That we heartily endorse the administration of our gallant and able Gov- ernor, J. M. Koraker, as and patri- otic. His promptness in responding to the call of suffering humanity has endeared him to the heart of all generous people. His splendid ad- ministration of the linances of state so mis- managed bv the last Democratic administra- tion, bringing order out of chaos, replenishing a depleted treasury, re-establishing the credit of the State, while at tho same time rodueinir the rate of taxation to a llgure lower than it has been for a half a century, entitle him to the gratitude of the people, and mark him as one of the most brilliant of our We endorse the wise laws nasHod bv the Republican Legislature in regard to the 1'iquor traffic, and pledge tho party to keep abreast of public opinion upon that sub- We send greeting to our honored Senator. John Sherman, visiting in foieign lands, and assure him of the great cpn- lidcnce we have in his wise and patriotic states- manship. his loyalty and devotion to the high principles of Republicanism, the gnum doc- trine of protection to American industry, hon- est ballot, and sound equal currency, and as- sure him a hearty welcome to Ohio upon his return to the United States. America is not given to jewelry, gauds or trappings, but those familiar with the business say that she has a seal ring. Convenient lUiurkulM, Soil, Purr Water and. Excellent Climate Are advantages to be considered when looking up a home, business location, farm, etc. West Virginia, Maryland and the Shcnanhoah Valley, Virginia, affords these with many more advan- tages. No section of the United States offers superior opportunities, and per- sons seeking a new home should ex- amine these States before deciding upon a location elsewhere. Improved farm lands adapted to stock raising, dairying, grain, grass, and fruit growing can be obtained at low prices and upon easy terms. Thriving towns invite the mer- chant, mechanic and .business man. Abundance of coal, limber, ore, water power, etc. Free sites for manufac- urers. Persons desiring further information will be answered promptly and free of charge by M. V. Richards, Land and Immigrrnt Agent, B. O. K. K., Balti- ___________7-lleow-4t An Eastern man who moved to Chi- cago lost 120 pounds in three weeks. His wife eloped with a car driver. in the elegant form THE LAX ATIVE AND NUTRITIOUS JUIOE FIQ8 OF CALIFORNIA. Combined with the medicinal virtues of plants known to be most beneficial to the human system, forming an agreeable and effective laxative to perma- nently cure Habitual Consti- pation, and the many ills de- pending on a weak or inactive condition of the KIDNEYS, LIVER AND BOWELS. It is themoit excellent remedy known to THE SYSTEM CFFCCTUALLY When ii Bilious or Constipated FUIIB BLOOD, KBFftHHINO SLHP. HEALTH and NATURALLY FOLLOW. Every one is using it and all are delighted with it. ASK YOUR DRUOOIST PON MANUFACTURED ONLY CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP CO. 8AN CAL, YOlHf, fft f. VI2NEDOCIA. The roads nre quite dusty. Be sure and go to the Republican convention. Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Jones Sunduyed ut Gomer. J. M. Holler lost n valuable horse this week. Mr. and Mrs. R. Evans have relumed from Walee. Our butcher has suspended operations. Everybody is going to see the oil well these days. D. W. Williams has gone to practic- ing bicycle riding. R. J. Morgan has sold his bicycle to W. J. Edwards, of Alaska. J. W. Evans, candidate for commis- sioner, was on our streets Saturday. A divine from London preached here Friday night. Howie Morgan is visiting friends and relatives at this place. J. Morris and Evan Evans are visiting at Jackson, Ohio. D. W. Williams made a Hying trip to Wisconsin last week. Rev. D. J. Davies started on his va- cation this week. Rev. Thomas Roberts is expected here this week. Revs. Davies and Jones exchanged pulpits Sunday. There is a good deal of sickness in this neighborhood at present. Mrs. Hughes, of Columbus, is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Evans. The farmers and stock raisers of this neighborhood are preparing for the fair. Quite a number of Venedocians were over to Horeb Sunday evening. The quarterly meeting of the Sunday schools convened at Yorkville, Sunday. As far as we have been able to learn, not many from this place were in atten- dance afthe temperance meeting. The Whitfleld school will commence next Monday, with H. G. Pollock as teacher. Frank Beviugton and will Edwards, of Alaska, passed through here Sunday afternoon astride their wheels on their way to Middlepoint. Jones Jones are selling a good many Ada road carts these days. The graveling crowd on the Clover Leaf, of which John Morris is foreman, are through graveling west and will commence east of hero this week. S. M. Jones Co. will immediately commence digging several more wells in this vicinity. one of them will be situated on the farm of Hugh E. Evans, back of D. T. Jones' lumber yard. H. T. Thomas received painful in- juries by falling through the granary floor to the hard iloor of the barn, Wednesday. At present writing he is improving. The oil fever has struck this neighbor- hood bad. It is a common sight to see three or four agents of different com- panies passing after some land to lease, buy or anything in order to get it. John Ringwald's crowd of carpenters are working at present out near Shasta. They were also building some bridges several miles south-west of Van Wert last week. John is a hustler. There are a great many farms in this neighborhood being rented this year. We would advise farmers to take it cool, as this region will be the leading oil producing territory of the country in a few years. Prof. H. W. Owens' singing class at Horeb has come to the end of the term. We understand that his class at this place, which meets every Monday night, is doing well. Weather prophets, of which we have an abundance, are claiming that they have unmistakable signs of an early frost. We are afraid that the geutle- meu base their predictions on something like Wiggins did. Al. Owens and Miss Martha Machling joined hands and hearts for better or worse last Thursday night. Long life and prosperity to Mr. and Mrs. Owens. Those folks who were considerate enough to preserve the numbers of the KPUULIC-AN which contained articles on infectious diseases are to be considered lucky, especially in these days of ty- phoid fever. John Jones died of typhoid fever at the residence of D. W. Evans last Thursday. The deceased was u native of Wales and came to this country a few years ago. He was buried Thursday afternoon. Revs. Davis and Jones con- ducting the funeral. The mortal remains of John Herbert, who met his death so unpleasantly at Delphos some time ngo, were laid at rest in the Horeb cemetery Monday, August 19th. The deceased was well known in this neighborhood, having at one time been a conductor on the old narrow There is great exc.itement concerning the oil well situated on the J. H. M organ farm, a few miles east of here. Quite a flow of gas was struck Friday. At present the well is about 1200 feet deep, and oil is momentarily expected. Our mails will hereafter be handled by a Republican post-master. D. H. Ed- ward has been appointed and will take charge of the oflice as soon as he re- ceives the necessary papers. There were seven applicants for the position ladies and five gentlemen. For the postmaster we have noth- ing but words of praise. Wo do not be lieve it possible for any one to strive harder to please the patrons of his office than Mr. Uhl did. He has the special thanks of the newspaper fraternity. Mr. Edwards has always been a hard working Republican, and we nre glad to see him recompensed. Last Tuesday night, burglars entered the store of Williams Bros, and entirely demolished their safe. They gained en- trance by forcing the doors with a crow bar. As there is no money ever left in the safe over night they got no money, but if they had taken the trouble to open the till they might have gotten about two dollars in change. They liberally helped themselves to the goods taking everything from valises and fine shoes down to five cent pocket books and tooth brushes. They also took some jewelry. A Email tin box the safe, which" they supposed contained the money, was found on the railroad next morning bursted open, but all of the valuable papers were safe. They left an old buttered hat and a loaded revolver as keepsakes, or as means for their identification. A woman who has for years lived in Hartford, Conn., the life of a hermit and a miser, died a few days ago leaving in bounds and stocks. AJLANKA. Foster and Frances Jackson are sick with malarial fever. Mrs. Laura Howland and children, of Green county are visiting her sister, Mrs. Wm. Heath. Messrs. R. T. Bevington, W. C. Ed- wards and A. Kiggins have each pur- chased them a new bicycle. Mrs. Sarah Hays, of Shanes Crossin_ is the guest of her daughter, Mrs. S. A. Jackson. Frank Trump, of Dunkirk and Arthur Spray, Middlepoint's law students and orators were in our vicinity last Sunday. Miss Fannie Chambers is the guest of her sister, Mrs. Ida Priclmrd this week The picnic given by the Tomlinson Sabbath school on the 24th inst, was a grand success, there being six schools in attendance. Wm. Clay, R. T. Bevington and W C. Edwards of the Middlepoint Normal were home visiting relatives Saturday and Sunday. R. C. LeBlond has Ixsen engaged to teach the fall and winter term of school in district No. 3. CONVOY. About two-hundred attended the picnic at Bethlehem on last Thursday. Thirty-one was the number that ac- companied the Warsaw excursionists from this place on the 22d. Mrs. E. McNenl spent several dnys visiting Van Wei t friends last week. Thp feed store, managed by P. S Temple, has been removed to the store of H H. Temple1. The Imilding formerly occupied by the food .store, will be occupied by a nosv meat market. Some forty persons from this place ruled the Township S. S. conven- tion at the church on last Sunday. H. Zimmerman and Peter Kiehl have improved the looks of their busi- ness rooms with a. coal ol paint. Others should do likewise. From the crowd assembled in Van WHM lust Saturday on account of the mass tompenince meeting, we should jiidtfe that thnl the whiskey element would succumb gracefully. A. J. Hi nes was at Payne Friday on business. O. V. Riley, who has been at home on account of sickness, is again able for duty. Miss Lonio Eastman, of Van Wort, spent Sunday with Convoy Misses Flo. AIcNeal and llosa Heii- derleiter, spent Sund-.iy in Van Wort On Saturday evening, while rt turn- ing home from this place, Henry Holmes was thrown from his buggy by a runaway team and had his shoul- der dislocated. O. H. Riley. has -i-Hunied from a. visit to friends ami relatives, in 111. HIAKAKA. Farmers are busy plowing. Uoverman Co. were at Van Wert lust week getting their engine repaired. Henry Foot has purchased a gig of E. Smith, agent, J. L. Resh, will succeed .7. Chilcote, peddling a variety of medicines. Kev. Abbott delivered his farwell address last Sunday. We hope he will .again be permitted to enter this lield of labor, as he is an eloquent speaker. Our should purchase a street sprinkler. Rev. Mahau will advise the radicals of this place for a limited time. We kindly thank Brother Rambler of the for his misrepresentation last week. We hope he, will weigh two tons and spend the remainder of his life in our burg. Tilings that our would like to sec P. II. Krick get fat. M. M. Agler put up his shingle as physician and surgeon. J. Knight lick U. S. postage stamps. Some of our not camp in Mrs. Walters' woods and use the little cards. The Times correspondent get married and run a huxter wagon. Economical buyers all come to our burg. All the girls wearing bustles. John Chilcote commit matrimony. PLEASANT. Hot and dry. Wm. AIcQuon is no better. Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Tumhloson were in Tnlly township on Sunday. Miss Dona Ilouck last week visiting in Convoy. Me. and Mrs. Dave Miller weiv visit- ing in Uoaglin township on Sunday. Mrs. Homer Meachum, of was a guest of her hrothcr, John f. Cahlo, last week. Mr-. Tim. Williamson and her children, narrowly escaped hoincr hurt by the buggy h -ing upset, in a. Fo: innately no niu; was injured. Charley threshed over GOO bushels (if outs in less than four hours. The ground is too dry to plow. Nrxt Tii'-sdnv thrt Republican con- vention will he held Everybody should attend and nominate a good ticket, J N. Mil'er is repairing his house. Jim IIowU and his girl took in the sights Convoy, Sunday. Sarlmr aiul wife were in lown Monday on business. .J- lin Capper was threshing last MI 'inlay. Any ihiit wants to purchase a uootl 'driving horse, will do wril 10 call on G. W. liope, Auctioneer, Tin farmers are till praying for rain. Look out iititjut fair time, you will get nil von want. The Christian church of Mound City, Mo., has taken a decided stand on the temperance question by passing a res- olution to expell any member forthwith who signs a petition for a saloon. (o The Pennsylvania Co., will sell round trip excursion tickets to Ada, O., on Aug. 20th to 23d, 1889, account fair. Fare for round trip Tickets good returning until Aug. 24th W. M. FfcAHARTT. Agt. Penn. Oa. The W. 0. N. S. is gaining ground rapidly. We were glad to hail the coming of one of our r.ld students to school after his illness. J. J. Richard. As in many parts of the county, so is the oil bodm in Middlepoint. The oil men are riding in all directions. There are three companies leasing land in this vicinity, but Sam Jones has the lead. The residence of Dr. Ladd is fast nearing completion. D. H. Edwards, of Venedocia, visit- ed this burg last Monday, leasing land for Jones it Co. Mr. Shoefelt, the paper man of Del- phoB, was in our town thia week for ihe purpose of purchasing the grist mill. We know not what success he had kbut hope he will come to our town as it will add much more busi- ness to the place. We wish that the T. O. O. F. would complete their hall and fit the build- ing up for business and get in some energeticf men, liven up things, for business is dull and it will cast a shadow over the students, and especially over the teachers who ex- pect to make this their home. J. C. Spray will be our next P. M. Bert Hackadornc was in town Sun- day. Miss Abbie Wright has been visiting friends in town the past week. The lumber for a derrick arrived here Monday. Both the Standard and S. M. Jones
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