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Cambridge News (Newspaper) - April 5, 1877, Cambridge, Ohio The Cambridge news \ published every thursday a at Cambridge Guernsey county Ohio. L. G. Haines proprietor. Terms of subscription for one year if paid within the year.2 of if not paid until after the year expires 2 50 no paper discontinued until All the arrearage a to paid except at the option of the publisher a very Large circulation. Cambridge news. Vol. . 43. Cambridge Ohio thursday april 5, 1877. $2.00 per annul. The Cambridge news. Advertising rates a pack. 8 in. A in. 1 year one Quarter column. $12 50 17 50 $18 75 $80 of 25 Ooi 40 of 31 50i 50 of 60 001100 of one third column. One half column. 20 of one column. 40 of fifteen cents per line for local in Reading Mattes ten cents per line for local notices first insertion and five cents per line each subsequent insertion ten cents per line for special notices first insertion. And per line each subsequent insertion. Marriage and death notices free. Obituaries five cuts per line. Business cards. News of the week. A. Coors. X. Jim ssh. Ors. Cooper 4l Jefferson dentists Cambridge Ohio. Hj1 office on West Market Street Over Shaffner in Beymer a store. Teeth extracted without pain by the use of nitrous oxide or laughing Gas. Mar4-�?T75-tf x. B. Wilson. I. A. Burson. Wilson amp Burson dentists office in the times Block Over the Guernsey National Bank Cambridge Ohio. A. 27, 1876-tf j. Ferbrache livery and Sale stable in the rear of times building. We patronage solicited. Accommodations Good oct Cambridge Ohio. Morton House formerly Starr hotel Joseph Morton. Proprietor West Side Public Square Cambridge Ohio. New pleasant and convenient. Oct 22-73 Laubert Thomas. I. Harper j Kef i. Lambert Thomas amp co., Prate Ani Wool commission mercy a to 139 North water Street fld 146 Delaware wharf Philadelphia a june 15-7 new t factory. William a. Carr Fine Boot and shoe maker Cambridge. Ohio. Str shop in Rainey a building on making and repairing sewed work a Mill St specially jy22-tf j. Woodford livery feed and Sale stable on Pine Street North of main. Persons arriving on the cars or any others taken to All Points of Guernsey county on the shortest notice. Ap92-�?T75-tf t. Ii. Taylor. T. Ii. Anderson Taylor amp Anderson attorneys at Law feb20 76 office adjoining the Taylor Block. We. In. Siens attorney at Law and notary Public. Will practice in Guernsey and adjoining counties. Collections promptly attended to. Post office address Cambridge Ohio. June 15-74 _ t. O. Mann Carpenter and Joiner Cumberland Ohio. 3tersons wishing work in this line will be promptly accommodated by calling on or addressing the above named. June 15-74 d. K. Kyles Marble and Granite works Cambridge Ohio. Keeps on hand a Fine lot of the celebrated red and Gray Hootch Granite monuments at the lowest prices. Italian and american Marble monuments of the Best style and Quality. Marble and Blate 13-75-tf at Mackey Sart Callery Cambridge. A specially is made of find photographs. Also copying and enlarging old pictures and finishing them in India Ink water and Oil colors oct 89-74 we. Ogler Boot so shoe maker. In the Davis Block opposite the Public Square Cambridge Ohio. Str he is prepared to do All kinds of work on Short notice and on reasonable terms. Give him a Call. Nov. 30, 1876-tf mrs. Sarah Jane Moss is prepared a clean and Colf or clothing for ladies and gentlemen braid hair and make switches to Ordor. Combines straightened. Jan its Cambridge o. Or. T. Sweet dentist Cumberland Ohio. Rat Teeth extracted without pain by the use of Quot harmless dec. 28, 1876-tf Quot a thing of Beauty is a Joy forever. Art Callery. Day amp Scott photograph lists Quaker City Ohio. Photographs in every size and style and in the perfection of Art. Jane 15-74 Kirk House formerly Grant House Corner of Market and fourth streets. W. To. 8. M. Kirk proprietors. June 15-74 Zanesville Ohio. John i. Dollison. Proprietor of the to Eolior House Cor. Broadway and South streets Quaker City Ohio. F?f7 this is one of the Best arranged houses in Eastern Ohio. Guests will receive every attention necessary to their Comfort. May4tf Fairview House Fairview Ohio. F. Dubois proprietor. This House is newly fitted up and kept in modern style. Good stabling. May 18-tf Mccollum amp Mckinney Are prepared to attend to All the wants of their customers in their line of making and repairing wagons of All sizes and patterns. They also invite attention to the facilities for and the other thousand and on things Mads at the blacksmiths shop. Mccollum Mckinney Marss a to it South and Mill Street Washington. On t lie 24tli a delegation of Irish republicans called on president Hayes and after expressing approval of his policy asked that Michael Scanlon formerly editor of the truth Republic be Given some National position. The Cabinet on the 241h discussed the rules Aud regulations for the government of the civil service throughout the country. After a thorough examination of the Washington Monument and its foundation the army Board of engineers have agreed to report the continuation of the present work impracticable. The foundation has settled eight and three quarters inches. The solicitor of the Treasury on the 26th submitted a report to Secretary Sherman exonerating officials of the charges of fraud. I he postmaster general has received nearly 15,000 applications for office since Mardi 5. The president and gov. Chamberlain had a Long interview on the 27th. A Call was issued by Secretary Sherman on the 27tli for the redemption of $10,000,000 5-20 Bonds of 1865, May and november described a0 follows Coupon bonds�?$500, no. 42,301 to 46,000, both inclusive $1,000, no. 121,001 to 132,000, both inclusive. Registered bonds�?$500, no. 7,494 to 7,600, both inclusive. Principal and interest will he paid at the Treasury on and after june 27, when interest will cease. Hie following gentlemen having accepted Are announced As the commission to visit Louisiana sex judge Charles b. Lawrence Illinois sex gov. Brown Tennessee Gen. Joseph r. Hawley Connecticut Gen. John w. Harlan Kentucky and Wayne Mcveigh Pennsylvania. The Secretary of War on the 28th ult. Received a Telegram from Gen. Augur at new Orleans in reply to an inquiry As to the situation stating that he had no change to mention except that both parties have been using strenuous efforts to strengthen their positions. Packard continues to Arm his militia principally coloured hut the Nicholls adherents say they have no apprehension of danger. A Friend of Packard who arrived in Washington on the 28th ult., says Packard has no intention of turning Over the state to Nicholls even though the troops Are withdrawn and the administration gives support to Nicholls. Though driven from new Orleans he is confident the Interior of the state will stand by him. If Nicholls precipitates the conflict one thing is certain this gentleman says and that is no crop will be grown in Louisiana this year and the White line planters May look to see their Gin Mills destroyed and their farms Laid in waste. Gov. Hampton accompanied by senator Gordon of Georgia and . Conner had a lengthy interview with president Hayes on the 29th ult. Subsequent to the interview gov. Hampton said he was greatly pleased and encouraged and Felt confident that the state would soon be relieved of its difficulties. The committee appointed by the Charleston chamber of Commerce also had an interview with the president and presented an address embodying the views of the chamber and asking for immediate action. Or. Tupper president of the chamber of Commerce spoke of the languishing condition of business and insisted As the representative of the commercial interests that nothing but the recognition of Hampton could give peace and Progress to the state. Others spoke in a similar Strain and the president said that he was confident that a satisfactory solution would be found. A Washington dispatch of the 29th ult says the first object of the Louisiana com. Mission will undoubtedly be to secure a legislature which both parties will acknowledge and on which everything else will hinge. On the 31st ult. About 200 employees of the engraving and printing Bureau of the Treasury department were dismissed in order to bring the Force Down to the requirements of the work. The Secretary of the Navy an. Ounces his determination to have no one in his department not expressly provided for bylaw and a number of clerks were dismissed on the 31st ult. The South Carolina question was considered 1 the Cabinet on the 30th ult., but a conclusion was not reached. A majority Are ported to favor the immediate withdrawal of the troops. Gov. Hampton in a letter to the president on the 30th ult., assured him that he could and would secure absolute Freedom peace and Equality to both White and coloured Cit Zens As Jon As the troops Are withdrawn but intimated that he would consent to no bargain or Compromise. He thanked the president warmly for the manner in which he was received Aud expressed Confidence that he would be True to the sentiments of his inaugural address. Rear Admiral Worden u. S. Navy has been retired at his own request and Commodore Patterson promoted to fill the vacancy. The Legal tender circulation outstanding on the 30th ult. Amounted to $362,649,204. The East. Negotiations Are still pending in the Tweed Case and Tweed s counsel states that a settlement will soon be effected and Tweed set free. In the event of a Compromise it is said that the amount that will be recovered by the City will aggregate $1,500, he. Albert Brown cashier of the first National Bank of Springfield vt., has been discovered to be a defaulter in the sum of $30,000. Thatcher it pc songs Cotton Mill at Darby pa., was burned on the 25th. Loss $30,000 insurance $25,000. The Mutual Protection company of Philadelphia made an assignment on the 27th. Rev. Or. Buddington a Church in Brooklyn n. Y., has refused to accept the invitation of another Church to a Council because Plymouth Church Beecher a had been invited. The Board of directors of the Pennsylvania Railroad company on the 28th ult. Unanimously re elected president Thomas a. Scott and the other officers. The general manager of the Reading Railroad company has issued a circular to the locomotive engineers employed on that Road stating that it has been decided not to retain in the employment of the company anyone who is a member of the brotherhood of locomotive engineers. Members of that organization desiring to retain their situations will be required to withdraw from the brotherhood. Collector Patterson and Deputy marshal Ray with six men while raiding illicit Dis tillers in Wataga county n. C., a few Days ago were fired on and two men of the posse were killed and Patterson wounded. Jordan a saw Mill with valuable Nachin Ery at Salmon Falls me., was swept away on the night of the 29th ult. Another Mill was undermined. Hie engineers appointed to examine the Niagara tails suspension Bridge report it entirely Safe. The Grant House at Wheeling w. A. Was burned Early on the morning of the 30th ult. The guests and employees escaped without injury As far As known although several were taken from the windows. Loss $100 too. The persons engaged in the recent massacre of chinese at Chico. Cal., have been arrested two boys named Slaughter Aud three men Stainbrook Conway and Roberts. Two others Ames and Wright were arrested on the charge of arson. Six of these parties belong to the order of caucasians. Gen. Grant was enthusiastically received Cincinnati chamber of Commerce on the 26th, and made a Brief speech. R. T. Taylor the defaulting cashier of the Franklin ind Bank escaped from the insane Asylum at Indianapolis on the night of the 25tli by forcing the Iron fastening of one of the windows. Ile is supposed to have had outside Aid. The republicans of Chicago have nominated Monroe Heath for re election As mayor. Gov. Nicholls on the 26th issued a proclamation to the people of Louisiana calling upon them to their obligations to the state and stating that they May rest assured that the government of which he is the head will not be imperilled or impaired by any Compromise of their rights. Gov. Packard responded with another proclamation stating that Nicholls is destitute of one single shred of Legal title to the office he attempts to usurp and warning tax payers that the receipts Given for taxes paid to other than Legal collectors will not be valid against the state. He states his determination to defend to the last extremity his title to the office of governor and says he has no doubts of the result of the commission soon to visit the state. Gov. Chamberlain of South Carolina left Columbia for Washington on the 25th. Gov. Hampton notified the president on the 26th that he accepted his invitation to visit Washington for a conference. The Charleston chamber of Commerce on the 26th resolved to Send a committe to Washington to represent to the president the True condition of affairs and the influence the political complications arc exerting on the business interests of the state and City. Miss Alta m. Hulett a Young lady Law a or of Chicago died in California on the 27tn. In a shooting affray Between two Topeka Kan editors a. Clark sways of the Blade and John w. Wilson of the times on the 27th, the former was shot through the heart. Sways was the first to draw a weapon and both fired simultaneously. Wilson was slightly wounded. A Tucson Arizona Telegram of the 28th ult. States that an order for the killing of teamsters by the advice of Brigham Young signed by Gen. Daniel ii. Wells was found among the papers of the late chief Justice Titus of Arizona. This referred to some eighty army teamsters who accompanied col. Sidney Johnson to Utah in 1857, and were discharged in the Spring of 1858. None of them Are known to have escaped. Gov. Hampton and party in route for Washington were Given enthusiastic receptions at Wilmington Goldsboro Richmond Petersburg and Many other places on the 28th ult. At the former place gov. Hampton said my friends i go to Washington simply to state before the president the fact that the people of South Carolina have elected me governor of that state. I go there to say to him that we ask no recognition from any president we claim the recognition from the votes of the people of the state i go there to assure him that we Are not fighting for party but that we Are lighting for the Good of the country. I am going there to demand our rights nothing less and so help me god to take nothing less. I go to Tell him the condition that South Carolina has been in for years past that our people have been under disadvantages never encountered by any other people on this continent that they carried the election were successful and that they propose to enjoy the fruits of their Victory. The Cincinnati Price current of the 30th ult. Published a report of the pork packing in the it Vest for the Winter and year ending March i showing the number of hogs packed during the past Winter to be 5,072,339�?an increase Over last year of 192,204 hogs total number of hogs packed during the year 7,-273,955�?an increase of 1,221,477. The lacking in Canada for the Winter aggregated 200,000 head. Stewart a coloured member of the Packard legislature was expelled on the 29th ult. For endeavouring to induce other members to join the Nicholls body. Gov. Nicholls has appointed . Pinchback a member of the state Board of education Corbin coloured tax collector of the sixth District new Orleans and several other coloured men to lucrative positions. Four residences were burned at St. Paul on the 30th ult., the fire originating from the explosion of a kerosene lamp. Loss $30,000. Chico Cal advices state that the recent outrages on the chinese were committed by order of the Council of nine a committee elected b 7 the labor Union for the trial of offences against that order. All the members of the Council arc under arrest. Whether the labor Union was cognizant of the action of the Council or not is not known. Ohio news items. West and South. Gen. And mrs. Grant were in Cincinnati on the 25th, the guests of Hon. Wash. Mclean. Thence they go to Chicago and Galena. They will sail for Europe about May to. The democrats of Chicago have nominated Perry h. Smith for mayor. Foreign intelligence. The Oxford and Cambridge boat race on the 24tb resulted in a dead heat. A Ragusa dispatch of the 24th says a band of Bashi Bazoukas plundered and burned the Village of of Cievo in Herzegovina and murdered a number of inhabitants. It is reported that another Village shared the same Fate. The a flying Scotchman a the fast mail train Between Scotland and London ran off the track near Morpeth on the 24th. The engine tender and Forward coaches were dashed to pieces and five persons were instantly killed. Many others were injured ten seriously. Forty three thousand natives Are employed on the Relief works at Hyderabad India. The negotiations Between Turkey and Montenegro have been suspended. Advices from Congo West Africa state that ii. B. M. Steamer Avon had destroyed seven villages on the Congo River and killed three natives As punishment for plundering the american Schooner Mckissen of new York. An Alexandria Egypt Telegram of the 27th reports col. Mitchell an american officer of the egyptian staff a prisoner at Adowa chained to native soldiers and suffering severely. At Mayence on emperor Williams birthday a military riot occurred Between some prussian and hessian soldiers. Several were killed among them a Captain and lieutenant and forty wounded. For the first time in Many years the British Revenue Falls below the budget estimate this year. The estimate for the fiscal year ending March 31 was �78,412,000 receipts up to the 24 the �76,799,576. The United states Consul at Acapulco John a. Sutter jr., was arrested by soldiers on the 5th ult. And put into prison where he still remained at latest advices. The pretext for his imprisonment is that he remonstrated and protested against the ill treatment of Henry Casten an american citizen at the time the late change of government took place. The russian government has ordered that All locomotives and rolling Stock purchased by russian railways must henceforth be manufactured in Russia. This is a heavy blow to German Industry. A Rome dispatch of the 29th says the Pope has completely recovered. Shanghai China advices of the 3d ult. Report that the u. 8. Consul general has made Public charges against his predecessor in office Geo. F. Seward of various crimes and misdemeanours particularly the liberation of a pirate and murderer for a bribe of $7,000. The following is the full text of the compulsory education Bill As it passed the legislature Section i. That every Parent guardian or other person in the state of Ohio having charge or control of any child or children Between the Ages of eight and fourteen years shall be required to Send such child or children to a common school for at least twelve 12 weeks in each school year commencing on the first Day of september in the year of our lord one thousand eight Hundred and seventy seven 1877at Leas six 6 weeks of which shall be consecutive unless the Board of local directors or the Board of education As the ease May be having control of the school District in which such Parent or guardian shall reside shall excuse such child from attendance on its being shown to their satisfaction that the child s bodily or mental condition is such As to prevent its attendance at school or application to study for the time required or that its time and labor Are essentially necessary for the support of an indigent Parent brother or sister or that such child is being otherwise furnished with the Means of education for a like period of time or has already acquired the branches of learning ordinarily taught in common schools provided in Case the common school of the District in which such Parent or guardian resided shall be Distant two Miles from his residence by the nearest travelled Road lie shall not be liable to the provisions of this aet. Sec. 2. No manufacturer owner of Mills or mines agent overseer contractor landlord or other person in this state shall at any time after the 1st Day of september 1877, employ any child under fourteen years of age during the established school floury of the locality unless such child shall have attended some common or private school for a term of at least twelve weeks during the school year next preceding the commencement of such employment and such child shall deliver to its employer a certificate As evidence of such attendance in compliance with the provisions of this act from the teacher or from the clerk of the Board of local directors or from the president of the Board of education As the Case May be hav ing control of the school District in which the Parent or guardian of such child shall reside provided Sueh child shall have resided in this state during the school year next preceding the commencement of such employment and provided further that Sueh child is under the control of a Parent or guardian and is not dependent upon its own resources for support nor shall Sueh employment continue for a longer period than forty weeks during any school year from the time this act shall take effect unless such child shall deliver to Cuch employer a certificate of excuse from the proper authority for any of the reasons mentioned in Sec. I of this aet. Sec. 3. The school boards having control shall in their respective districts on the second monday in february and september of each year in such manner As they shall deem most expedient ascertain the condition of All children under fourteen years of age employed at any daily labor or who shall not lie in attendance on any common or private school and such Board shall report All violations of this aet to the proper person As provided in Sec. 3 of this aet who shall at once proceed to prosecute each and every Sueh offence in like Maimer and As set Forth in the third Section of this act. Sec. 4. In ease it shall he shown to the satisfaction of the Board of education having control that the Parent or guardian Lias not the Means wherewith to Purchase for his child or children the necessary school Hooks to enable them to comply with the requirements of this aet such Hoard is hereby authorized to furnish Sueh books free of charge the same to be paid for out of the contingent funds at the disposal of such Board of education. 8kc. 5. In Case any Parent guardian or other person shall fail to comply with the provisions of this act said Parent guardian or other person shall tie liable to a Fine of not less than two dollars nor More than five dollars for the first offence nor less than five nor More than ten dollars for each and every subsequent offence. Such Fine shall be collected by the township clerk or in ease the school District in which the offence is committed is situated within a municipal corporation then by the clerk of such corporation in the name of the state of Ohio in an action before any court having competent jurisdiction and the Fine so collected shall be paid to the county treasurer and by him accounted for As other Money raised fur Public purposes and said Money shall be applied to the use of the common school of the District in which Sueh offence was committed. Sec. 6. It shall be the duty of the township clerk or the clerk of the municipal corporations As the Case May be As provided for in secs. 3, 4, 5 and 7 of this aet to prosecute any offence occur j ring under this aet and such clerk neglecting to prosecute for such Fine within fifteen Days after a written notice has been served on Bim having been notified by the affidavit setting Forth the facts by any member of the school Board or any tax payer within the school District in which the offending party May reside shall be liable to a line of not less than ten nor More than Twenty dollars for each offence such Fine to lie collected in the name of tile state of Ohio in an action before any court of competent jurisdiction by any person feeling aggrieved thereby. Sec. 7. Two weeks attendance at a halftime or night school to tie considered within the meaning of this act equivalent to an attendance of one week at a Day school. Sec. 8. This act shall take effect and be in Force from and after the 1st Day of september 1877. Mayor Geo. W. Johnson was nominated by the democrats of Cincinnati. On the 24th, for re election. At Kenton last september George Elfert in a quarrel with Harry Wilson of Bellefontaine struck him on the head with a Brick from the effects of which blow he died one Day later. Elfert plead guilty in the criminal court and on the 23d was sentenced to two years in the Ohio Penitentiary. A boy by the name of Clark aged sixteen years for some time past employed by the Gas company at barns Villa was found a few evenings since lying dead in the room used for purifying the Gas. His death w As caused by suffocation and How Long he had been dead when found is not known or. A. T. Kraner picked up on his farm two Miles East of Reynoldsburg a few7 Days since a tooth weighing seven and the 3e-quarters pounds supposed to be the tooth of a Mastodon. It had been washed out of a Marsh on the farm by a Small Stream of water running through it. The general supposition is that the greater portion of the Skeleton is yet in the Marsh and it is intended under More favourable conditions to make a thorough search for the remains of the huge monster of Antiquity. The tooth in question is evidently a grinder and measures five by eight inches. Gov. Young on the 26th, issued a until april 21 to Charles m. Sterling convicted of the murder of Lizzie Grumbacher in Mahoning county in january 1876, and sentenced to be Hung March 28. There Are Only four a a first class Post offices left in Ohio under the reclassification made some time since Cincinnati salary $4, Kio Cleveland $3,400 Columbus $3,000 Dayton $3,000. The larger second class offices arc Akron $2,500 Canton $2,700 Delaware $2,300 Elyria $2,100 Fremont $2,200 Hamilton $2,400 Mansfield $2,600 Massillon $2.200 mount Vernon $2,100 Norwalk $2,200 Oberlin $2,200 Painesville $2,300 Piqua $2,200 Portsmouth $2,400 Sandusky $2,400 Springfield $2,600 Steubenville $2,300 Tiffin $2,100 Toledo $2,900 Urbana $2,100 Wooster $2,200 Xenia $2,300 Youngstown $2,300 Zanesville $2,500. Toledo is putting on airs again. It has a debt amounting to sixty four dollars for every Man woman and child in the City and it feels As big As new journal. In response to a requisition of the governor of Illinois Goy. Young on the 23d, issued an order for a warrant for the extradition of James of Donnell for obtaining Money by Means of Confidence games. On the 26th he revoked the order being satisfied that the intention of the prosecuting witness was to recover a private debt and not to prosecute the accused for a criminal act. Samuel covers w7hile boating on the Scioto Stiver at Columbus on the 27th, was drowned. The Toledo democrats have nominated or. W. W. Jones for mayor the in a cps dents have nominated f. A. Kitchen. A party of burglars made a Good haul at the residence of Joseph Linton in Walnut township Gallia county on the night of the 24th. The fact of the burglary Wras not known until the following morning when it was found that the House had been pretty Well ransacked and $3, my in Cash taken. Half of this Money belonged to the township. There is no Clew to the burglars. Or. Paul emis ii died at Cincinnati on the 27th of lockjaw. Ile graduated at the Ohio medical College at its last session and was a Young Man of More than Ordinary Promise. About four weeks ago while taking a pistol out of his pocket he was so unfortunate As to discharge the weapon and the Ball passed through his left Index Finger making a very painful wound. He became sick immediately but was Able to leave his bed in a week and remained up until the evening of his death. That night he returned to his Home Between eight and nine of clock and complained of feeling very ill. His Mother assisted him to undress and put him to bed. Shortly after she visited his bedside and was surprised to see him looking deathly Pale. He asked to be helped out of bed and bad scarcely touched the boor when he fell Down and his jaws became fixed and rigid. Medical Aid was summoned and All that could be was done for the sufferer but he was past medical Aid and in two hours he was dead. A baby show opened in Dayton on the 29th ult. With 125 entries. A shooting Leffray occurred at Marietta on the 26th ult., which May result fatally. An elderly Man Joseph Palmer and a Young Nephew of the same name had an altercation which the Nephew ended by drawing a revolver and shooting his Uncle. The Ball entered at the Eye and it is feared made a fatal wound. A Ernst Greiner the embezzling Lucas county treasurer returned from Windsor ont., on the 26th ult and surrendered himself to the sheriff and was subsequently admitted to bail. He will appear before the grand jury when he proposes to disclose the innermost secrets of the Treasury ring. The Senate on the 29th ult., confirmed the following nominations William w. Bond of Franklin county to be supervisor of Public printing e. Blount of Franklin county to be trustee of the Columbus Hospital for the insane James Barnett Cleveland to be trustee of the Cleveland Hospital for the insane a. G. Mcburney of Warren county to be trustee of the Dayton Hospital for the insane George w. Baker of Athens county to be trustee of the Athens Hospital for the insane Samuel Taylor of Logan county to be trustee of Columbus deaf and dumb Asylum Peter Hitchcock of Beauga county to be trustee of the Ohio state Asylum for idiots at Columbus. Law As to authorize township trustees to Levy taxes to reduce the grades of highways authorizing the stockholders in mining companies to vote by proxy several local Bills were also passed. In the House a motion to suspend the rules to admit a Resolution for sine die adjournment april 23 was lost. The rules were suspended and the Carnahan Bill to enact a local option liquor Law Wras taken up. On the question of its passage the vote stood yeast Barnett Barrett Beach Blake Boyce Bundy Carnahan Cary Cowgill Dalzell Davies Kevlar Faxon Fenton Garwood Hitchcock Holloway Howland Luc cock Minikin Money of levee Perkins ran ibo Richards Sage sorter Stone Tryon Ullery Wales waite�?32. Nays Barclay Boh i Bowen Breck Burck Hardt Carson Coghill Cole Converse Dawson Flau tier Goebel Grover Guthery Haley Hoagland Hostetter Huberich Johnson Kemp k rim met Light Mespoli Messer Neal nigh Norton Rauda Haugli Seifert sheets Sherrick Shultz Smith Licking Stryker stump Swain Thresher Oberon Watson Williams zumstein�?41. Adjourned. The Southern imbroglio. Washington March 25. The following Are said to be the facts about the written pledges said to have been Given by president Hayes closest friends and advisers during the Progress of the electoral count to certain democrats about which there is much conversation Here when the filibustering in the House was at its height several democratic senators among whom was senator Gordon were called into counsel by some of the Southern representatives who Felt it to be their duty to vote against All dilatory motions and stand by the electoral Bill in Good Faith. Senator Gordon stated he had no responsibility As to the count inasmuch As lie was not a member of the House but he did feel the responsibility of protecting As far As he could the government of Hampton and the people of South Carolina As he had been specially asked to do and would therefore go to or. Foster of Ohio and others and know in Advance of the completion of the count what was to be the Fate of South Carolina and Louisiana. Gen. Gordon did go with John Brown Young of Kentucky and demand a written pledge in his capacity As the Friend of the Hamp ton and Nicholls government that they should not he disturbed whatever might be the result of the count. A letter signed by Foster and another signed by Foster and Matthews and pressed to Brown and Gordon stating that they had the most Complete Confidence that such would be the policy of or. Hayes were delivered to them. These were shown to senators Bayard and Johnson and they urged the Southern members of the House to withdraw from the opposition to the count co operating with Lamar John Young Brown and others. The Southern democrats claim that these pledges were distinctly made and that they had the right to expect their fulfilment. This whole matter it is said was brought to the attention of the president this evening by some prominent republicans to whom he said with some feeling that he never had any knowledge of such pledges that nobody had been authorized to make them for him and that he did not propose to be influenced by them. Be Emula Tive in the Senate on the 27th, a Large number of Bills were read a second time. In the House Bills were introduced a to Amend the fish Laws so As to More effectually prohibit the keeping of ends limiting the salary of township cases he has said the Gravity Washington March 26. Concerning the alleged assurances of the president to Southern gentlemen involving the withdrawal of troops from the capitals of Louisiana and South Carolina there is authority for saying that the president has Given no Assur Cost an Iron waste pipe four feet in diameter to carry off the surplus and the filling of the Reservoir was owing to a heavy fall of rain and not because of any intention of the owners to fill the Reservoir. At the first test the dam went to pieces As had been prophesied by those who said it was made of Frozen gravel and built too hastily. The leak was discovered on monday and the workmen were Busy All Day and night filling in about the waste pipe but their efforts were useless. At half past five of clock this morning the work was abandoned. The water then gained so rapidly that in a few moments the pipe was shot out of its place. The dam opened and the flood started. E. Pinicy of the Glenville manufacturing company mounted a horse and Rode at the head of the flood to warn the inhabitants in the Valley. The water which grew greater by the absorption of successive Ponds As each lower dam was carried off moved at the rate of five Miles an hour and from the time of pin neyts warning up to the arrival of the water the people were Busy in moving their property but Little was rescued. When the water burst out of the Reservoir it struck and carried off aside building by the Converse Mill the dwelling House of Otis Holbrook and two Bridges. It left the Mill and Bosch a Mill unhurt. Turning with the Channel it destroyed Amidons machine shop seve Al tenements and the House of Barley Howe and then the dams of the Phoenix company Howe company and Valley company were torn away though the Mills were not Hurt. Growing greater the volume of water reaching Stafford hollow Tore away the Iron Bridge grist Mill and several old Bridges. Making a new Channel it Cut through to the Highway a passage thirty five feet deep. It spread Over the Meadow below there but was gathered again at the Gorge half a mile above the Borough of Stafford Springs. Here it carried off the Glen company a dam but the Mills Aud tenements escaped. From Here a mass about thirty feet High made up of debris As much As of water came rolling to the dam of the convers Ville company. The people who had gathered in Large numbers acted like crazy persons and in some cases had to be carried to places of safety. The Converse Mill was not destroyed. The dam went and also the dam of the Granite Mills. The Accident is a terrible blow upon the Valley. About 1,000 hands Are thrown out of work and industries Are badly crippled. The loss Down As far As through Stafford Springs is estimated at from half a million to a million dollars. Much of this is in Small sums. The damage below Stafford Spring is not easy to get it consists of injury to Bridges and roads but no other Mills Are known to be destroyed. The superintendent of the new London Road states the track is All gone from the Stafford passenger depot half a mile South and with the track w7ent the freight cars and Frei rat House and two Howe truss Bridges. Two Miles South of Tolland the track is washed away and South Willington Bridge is probably undermined. South of that another piece of track is washed out and another Bridge endangered. Two Bridges at South Coventry Are in great danger. The water is now up to the floor and is reported still rising. Reports to night say two lives were lost Richard Spedding and win. Burwell. Chimes acc casualties. Ancus of immediate action on the sub trustees to $100 per annul making it a Misdemeanour for any person employed on railway trains to leave their trains on a strike at other than the regular train destination also making it a Misdemeanour for such men to destroy any property of a Road when upon such strike. Adjourned. In the Senate on the 28th, Bills were passed to regulate proceedings in appeals from reports of viewers in proceedings to condemn gravel Banks for the construction of roads prescribing proceedings for the trial of a cause wherein arbitrators disagree to extend the tenure of office of county auditors from two years to three years. The appointment of Horace m. Horton to be trustee of the Athens Asylum was confirmed. Appointments were sent in by the governor As follows e. Blount of Columbus trustee for the Columbus Hospital for the insane James Barnett of Cleveland trustee for the Cleveland Hospital for the insane a. G. Mob Crecy of Lebanon trustee of the Dayton Hospital for the insane Peter Hitchcock of Beauga county trustee of the Ohio Asylum for idiots. The committee on obituaries reported resolutions in memory of the late senator from Preble county Abner m. Haines. Addresses were made by senators Burrows Burress and others and the resolutions were adopted. In the iiou8ea Bill was passed to gives right of action on the official Bond of any guardian Assignee or trustee against the principal or his sureties or any one or More of them in Case the Bond sued upon is joint and several to any person injured by such misconduct or neglect of duty As works a forfeiture of the Bond. The Bill to authorize notification of protest. Of negotiable paper to be sent by mail instead of served personally failed to pass. In the Senate on the 29th, Bills were introduced to make permanent insanity cause for divorces to authorize narrow gauge railroads to Issue Bonds to authorize cities of 20, xxx population in which there is a Normal school or College to vote upon the question of local option. The contested election Case of Cox is. Harmon came up for final consideration and a Resolution declaring judge Cox the contested elected was adopted�?20 to 15�?a party vote except that Reese dem voted with the republicans in the affirmative. In the House a Large number of Bills were introduced among them to authorize the Secretary of state to advertise for proposals from the publishers of school books for furnishing books for two years for use in the schools of the state the books to be purchased by the Board of education and furnished to the children at Cost to punish As for felony any judge or clerk of election guilty of making a false count or false certificate of election and any Justice of the peace clerk of the court Deputy clerk Secretary of state president of the Senate governor or person charged with opening or counting a vote or certifying returns who shall conceal suppress or destroy any such returns or make a false count or false certificate of election. Several local Bills were passed. In the Senate on the 30th, the Bill to establish an Asylum for inebriated failed to pass�?14 to 14. The vote Wras reconsidered and the Bill Laid on the table. Bills were passed providing for the disposition of Parish property when a Parish organization lapses so amending the Road of the questions required caution and deliberation hence the recent letters to goes. Chamberlain and Hampton inviting them to Washington. It is further stated in official circles that previous to the presidents inauguration he meditated sending a commission to Louisiana. Hon. John Young Brown of Kentucky in an interview on the 28lh ult gave a circumstantial history of the Foster Matthews letters substantially As previously published and furnished the letters for publication. Or. Brown says that after the letters were delivered to him or. Foster said a a Brown it is in tended to cover the whole Case and i Promise you that there will be no doubt about the fulfilment of All the assurances i have Given the following Are the letters House of representatives Washington d. C., Fob. 26, 1877. Gentlemen referring to the con versa Hon had with you yesterday in which gov. Hayes policy As to the status of certain Southern states was discussed we desire to say in reply that we Ean assure you in the strongest possible manner of our great desire to have him adopt such a policy As will give to the people of the states of South Carolina and Louisiana the right to control their own fab irs in their own Way and to say further that we feel authorized from our acquaintance and knowledge of gov. Hayes and his views on this question to pledge ourselves to you for him that Sueh will be his policy. Charles Foster. To lion. John Young Brown and Hon. John b. Gordon. Washington City feb. 27, 1877. Gentlemen referring to the conversation had with you 7esterday, in which gov. Hayes policy As to the status of certain Southern states was discussed we desire to say that we can assure you in the strongest possible manner of our great desire to have him adopt Sueh a policy As will give to the people of the states of South Carolina and Louisiana the right to control their own affairs Iii their own Way subject Only to the Constitution of the United states and the Laws made in pursuance thereof and to say further that from an acquaintance with and knowledge of gov. Hayes and his views we have the most Complete Confidence that Sueh will be the policy of his administration. Respectfully Stanley Matthews Charles Foster. To Hon. John b. Gordon and Hon. John Young Brown. Hon. Charles Foster in an interview on the 28th ult., stated that there was no intention in the letters to give any assurances foreshadowing Hayes policy and whatever May have been said with regard to the withdrawal of troops was simply in the nature of a belief that such would be the result of the policy which they believed the president would adopt. Washed away. Stafford conn., March 27. The dam of the Staffordville Reservoir gave away this morning sweeping everything along the Valley from Staffordville through. The Reservoir was about a mile and a Quarter Long and averaged a Quarter of a mile in Width. The dam was about Twenty feet High but Short the Stream bed being narrow for some distance below the water and is the head of the Willimantic River. The dam was raised six feet the past Winter and the storm last night filled it for the first time. This addition to the height of the dam was never liked by the residents of the Valley and it is said the owners had doubts of the safety of the work for they have never since it was finished allowed the Reservoir to Rise to its full height. They put in at immense getting to sleep. Is there anything More distressing than sleeplessness when you w7ant to go to sleep and feel that you ought to go to sleep and that you must go to sleep anyway and yet cannot a you toss about from one Side to the other drawing your feet up and stretching them Down putting your arms under the quilts and outside them lying first on your right Side and then on your left changing occasionally to your Back. The More you turn and twist and the harder you try to go to sleep the wider awake you become. You fancy there is some trouble about the pillow7, and you turn it Over and beat it up and tuck the Case smoothly under and put your head Down carefully but sleep does not come. Then you think perhaps the bed is too hard and get up and it and smooth out imaginary wrinkles and shake sheets and go to bed again feeling sure that you can sleep now. M but you w7ere never More mistaken in your life. After you have had your eyes tightly shut for ten minutes and have been growing More and More Wakeful each moment you Bethink yourself of the numerous a a recipes you have read in the papers for promoting the performance of going to sleep. You begin and count six Hundred. No Success. Then you repeat the multiplication table As far As you know but the result is the same. Then you go through with the ten commandments and the by rial service from the Book of common prayer and a a thirty Days hath september a and still you Are just As far from the wished for result. Then you begin to repeat what poetry you can remember beginning w Ith Longfellow so a psalm of life a and ending with Mother Goose so a Hickory die Kory Dock the mouse ran up the then you Roll your eyes in the sockets and try to imagine that you Sec smoke issuing from your nostrils according to the prescribed formula and you do a Hundred other things equally absurd but it is All labor lost. You toss out the weary night and fall asleep just As the breakfast Bell rings and you arc expected to make your appearance fresh As the Lark to entertain company and make things generally pleasant. The human will is a mighty Power and can build cities and move mountains but when it comes to apply itself to the getting of a nervous person to sleep it is Thorn. A the other Day in new York or. Samuel s. Skidmore the executor of the will of one John r. Townsend w7ho died thirty years ago asked to be relieved of his Trust on account of age. The son of or. Townsend stated in court that during his Long trusteeship or. Skidmore had refused to accept one cent of remuneration and he requested that the accounts be accepted without an investigation. Surrogate Colvin said it was a Bright spot in the history of the court where so Many had proved false to their trusts when a ease was presented in which All parties interested in a Trust expressed themselves so highly gratified with it management. He directed the accounts of or. Skidmore to be passed without examination. Twenty minutes in the smoke of Wool or Woolen cloth will take the pain out of the worst Case of inflammation arising from any wound. No one need die from lockjaw if this simple remedy is resorted to sex change a a lady named Armstrong and her son were burned to death in Little Rock the other Day by a Coal Oil Accident. A mrs. William Hill of Dayton me., was recently fatally burned by her clothes catching fire at a stove. A capt. Henry c Small his mates and All the Crew of the bark Edmund Phin Ney of Portland me., recently died of cholera at Akaab. A Frank p. Hobart of Brookline n. Ii., while chopping in the Woods a few Days ago was caught Between two falling Trees and crushed to death. A Jacob Wie Schrod aged Twenty three years was instantly killed at Wheeling a few Days ago by the bursting of a Grindstone. A a four year old son of George Howe of Girard mich., fell from a scaffold in his fathers barn the other Day and was almost instantly killed. . T. Tilford of Grayson county tenn., was killed a few nights since by falling Over a Cliff about sixty feet in height while returning from visiting a patient. A at new York the other afternoon Alfred Pickard in a fit of jealousy bound his wife to a chair in which she was sleeping and then disfigured her face by a free application of vitriol. A mrs. Daniel Capen of Windsorville conn., Over eighty years old was terribly and probably fatally burned the other Day by her clothes taking fire from a stove. A a Day or two since a Little son of or Kane of the township of Hazelton Genesee county Mic while playing with some matches got his clothes afire and was burned so badly that he died. A a Deal cation of some $20, xxx has been discovered in the Farmers National Bank of Annapolis my. This is the same Bank which was recently defrauded out of about $100,000 by its president George Wells. A Frederick j. D. Rumpf a hitherto respected citizen of Newark n. J., whose business was that of private banker and broker has left for parts unknown and it is alleged that $30, xxx or More of funds belonging to confiding depositors has also disappeared. A or. John Miller living near Wynn Ville in Blunt county Ala was most foully murdered in his own House the other evening. He was literally chopped to pieces with an a. The incentive to this horrible butchery is supposed to have been Money. A a. D. Edson a new York Bank lock expert testified at the examination of Scott and Dunlap the Northampton mass Bank robbers the other Day that lie made Wax impressions of the keys in 1875 and gave them to Scott. Dunlap and Scott were held in $5 x ,000 each for trial in june. A a. Maxwell and son aged sixteen Stock men latterly of Stuart Iowa located in Colfax county new Mexico were murdered a few Days since by a negro who has since been captured at Trinidad col. Robbery was the probable cause As Maxwell was supposed to have had Money with him. A in Davis township mo., John Tyler had tried unsuccessfully to his addresses to a daughter of Philip Ayre. He persisted and was forbidden the House. The other evening he went to the residence of or. Ayre and on being ordered out of the House threatened to kill the whole party whereupon or. Ayre shot and killed him. A Nick Crenshaw was shot and killed at his Home near Independence mo., the other evening by Henry Carthey. The latter went to Crenshaw a House called him to the door and fired a Load of Buckshot into his body killing him instantly. Domestic trouble was the cause of the tragedy. Carthey surrendered to the authorities. A a attempt was made to Rob a mail car on the new York Central Road the other night. The robber entered the Forward compartment and being discovered by the clerk a fierce encounter followed Between the two. The other clerks hearing the noise rushed in whereupon the robber jumped from the train. A i. N. Meade a Saddler was killed on the Street at Memphis the other night by a blow from a Brick. Billy Montgomery who had been with him during the evening was arrested and held for examination on the charge of having killed him he having been found supporting Meade a head. Montgomery says the Brick was thrown by a negro with whom the deceased had some words about jostling him on the sidewalk. A a desperate gang of burglars and incendiaries made a descent upon the Little Village of Madrid St. Law e ice county n. Y., a few nights since. After blowing open the safes of the Gage Brothers and horse Ford they stole a Span of horses set fire to the Gage Brothers dry goods store and escaped. This with Robinsons dry goods Mccormick a clothing Bartholomew a millinery the Post office Smiths shoe shop Cranston a dwelling and other property were burned to the ground the Best part of the Village. A George l. Whiting head bookkeeper of the Brooklyn n. A Bank a few Days ago after banking hours abstracted from the Bank Safe $100, xxx in negotiable Bonds and $60,000 in greenbacks. The following morning he sent a letter to the president of the Bank saying the Bank must give him one half of the amount stolen and agree not to prosecute him or he would Burn up the Bills and Start off with the Cash. A personal notice was put in a newspaper stating that the Bank agreed to his terms but nothing was heard of him for three Days when he was discovered entering his residence and arrested. He had with him a Valise in which were the stolen Bonds and $10,000 in greenbacks. He confessed that $40, were concealed in a bowery new York hotel and it was recovered but refused to state where the $10,000 was and was committed for trial. A a bold attempt to Rob the Cheyenne and Black Hills stage bound North was made the other evening. As the stage was going Down Whitewood Canon about two and a half Miles from Deadwood five masked men walking along the Road before the stage suddenly wheeled ordered the Driver to Stop and commenced firing on the coach. At the first fire Johnny Strughter the Driver was killed and Walter liner of Deadwood wounded in the hand and arms. The horses started suddenly throwing the Driver liner and another passenger off the coach. The stage was not stopped till it arrived in town leaving the Driver on the Road dead. About Twenty shots were fired at the coach but All the passengers except liner escaped unhurt. A party went out and found the body of the Driver with a Chittle of Buckshot in his breast. The robbers got no Booty. The sheriff and a party went in Pursuit of the Road agents

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