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Cambridge News (Newspaper) - January 25, 1877, Cambridge, Ohio T he 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 00 if not paid until after the year expires. 2 50 no paper discontinued until All the arrearage of paid except at the option of the publisher. A very Large circulation. Cambridge news. . 33. Cambridge Ohio thursday january 25, 1877. $2.00 per annul. The Cambridge news. Advertising states. Space. 8 in. 6 in. La Yaw one Quarter column. $12 50 17 50 20 of 40 of $18 75 $80 00 25 of 40 of 31 50 50 of 60 00 too it one third column. One half column. One column. Fifteen cents per line for local in Reading matter ten cents per line for local notices first insertion and five cents per line each subsequent insertion ten cents per line Lor special notices first insertion Aud 3%c. Per line each subsequent insertion. Marriage and death notices free. Obituaries Avn Quot Enta per line. Business cards. A. Cooper. X. Jefferson. Ors. Cooper a Jefferson dentists Cambridge Ohio. Be office on West Market Street Oyer Shaffner a Beymer a store. Teeth extracted without pain by the use of nitrous oxide or laughing Gas. Mar4-�?T75-tf a. B. Wilson. I. A. Burson. Wilson amp Burson dentists office in the times Block Over the Guernsey National Bank Cambridge Ohio. A. 27, l87t�-tf j. G. Ferbrache livery and Sale stable in the rear of times building. A patronage solicited. Accommodations Good. Of Cambridge Ohio. Morton House formerly Starr hotel Joseph Morton. Proprietor West Side Public Square Cambridge Ohio. New pleasant and convenient. Act 29-78 Lambert Thomas. E. Harper be Tri. Lambert Thomas amp co., Prate Ani Wool commission Merchl to 139 North water Street and 146 Delaware wharf Philadelphia a june 15-7 Quot new factory. William a. Carr Fine Boot and shoe Maher Cambridge Ohio. Ref a shop in Kainey a building on Mill St making and repairing sewed work a 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. Ap22- ?5-tf j. I. Taylor. T. H. Anderson Taylor amp Anderson Atto in e is at Law office adjoining the Taylor Block. Felao 76 we. M. Sie Risy 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. Marin Carpenter and Joiner Cumberland Ohio. Persons wishing work in this line will be promptly accommodated by calling on or addressing the above named. June 15-74 d. K. Kyles Mabbie and Granite works Cambridge Ohio. Keeps on hand a Fine lot of the celebrated red and Gray scotch Granite Monument at the lowest prices. Italian and american Marble monuments of the Best style Aud Quality. Marble and slate mayl3-75-tf at Mackey Sart Callery Cambridge a specially is made of Fine photographs. Also copying and enlarging old pictures and finishing them in India Ink water and Oil colors oct 29-74 . Ogler Boot so shoe maker. In the Bavin Block opposite the Public Square Cambridge Ohio. A he is prepared to do All kinds of work on Short notice Ana on reasonable terms. Give him news of the week. Congressional in the Senate on the 15th, Windom Minn made a personal explanation in regard to a newspaper charge that the Surveyor general of Washington territory was retained in office through his influence although charged with malfeasance in office and moved that a committee of democratic senators investigate the charge. The Senate voted unanimously against investigation. The report of the committee on rules was considered and the Senate adjourned. In the House we. Orton president of the Western Union Telegraph company was brought before the bar to answer to the charge of contempt in not appearing before the Louisiana investigation committee and producing certain telegrams. He pleaded illness As an excuse for not appearing also the telegrams were never in his Possession except As an agent of the company and the Telegraph company had taken from him All control of them. He disclaimed any intentional disrespect and declared his readiness to appear before the committee and give his testimony fully and freely. The answer and the whole matter was referred to the judiciary committee and Orton remanded to the custody of the sergeant it arms. A motion to suspend the rules and pass a Bill providing that it shall be unlawful for More than one regiment of infantry one company of cavalry and one Battery of artillery to be stationed at the capital of the United states Aud that no portion of that Force shall be allowed within half a mile of the Capitol during sessions of Congress was defeated�?99 to 97�?not two thirds in the affirmative. Adjourned. In the Senate on the 16th, a petition of the state officers congressmen and others of South Carolina stating that Many statements in the recent petition of Wade Hampton and others Are untrue others calculated to mislead the Senate and important facts Are omitted was read and ordered printed. The House Bill authorizing the coinage of the Standard Silver Dollar and restoring its Legal tender character was reported from the committee and placed on the Calendar. The message of the president in regard to the occupation of Petersburg va., by the military on election Day was called up. And Johnston and Withers a argued that the president had no authority to Send troops there. A Resolution recognizing the Chamberlain go Quot element in South Carolina was referred. Adjourned in the House a Bill removing the Legal disabilities of women was referred. A report of the judiciary committee relative to the re refusal of the members of the Louisiana returning Board to produce certain papers was presented. The report concluded with a Resolution directing the sergeant at arms to bring the members before the bar of the House. Frye Mea member of the committee spoke against the report and speeches were also delivered by Cox Kasson Hooker Garfield and Wood the republicans contending that Congress had no authority in the premises. The Resolution was Laid Over. A communication from Barnes the rec usant witness was presented in which he declared that his answer was made in Good Faith he i was willing to produce the messages de j handed if in his Power and would make i every Effort to obtain them if permitted to j make the attempt he promised if in Success i Ful to place himself in the custody of the sergeant at arms. Adjourned. Was reported from the committee on appropriations. Adjourned. Washington . Fisher recently convicted of abstracting court papers was pardoned on the 13th by the president. The House committee on the privileges etc., of the House in counting the electoral vote on the 13th examined Secretary Chandler who stated that he had not sent any dispatches to Florida since the recent election in relation to Money he probably had sent dispatches stating that troops would probably be sent there to keep the peace. He declined to answer whether lie sent this dispatch on his own motion or that of some one else on the ground that he is a Cabinet officer. The committee decided that he must answer and gave him until the 17th to comply the earlier of the third National Bank of new York c. N. Jourdan testified before the Senate committee on the 13th that the $8,000 Oregon draft was drawn at the instance of w. T. Pelton Secretary of the National democratic committee did not know for what purpose it was drawn the Money was returned in a few Days. Gen. D. M. Frost the alleged ineligible elector of Missouri testified before the committee that his political disabilities were removed by a Pardon from president Johnson and produced the document. Maj. E. Howard of Natchez special agent of the Post office department testified As to the Mississippi election. Was in Jackson election Day and at one poll of 793 registered voters 356 votes were cast�?254 democratic and 102 Republican the absentees were coloured republicans in Tim state Felt that unless Protection was afforded it was impossible to poll the full vote saw no violence or intimidation and knew of no negro voting the democratic ticket under threat or intimidation the most powerful intimidation practice in the South is social ostracism. R. Mccormick Secretary of the Republican National committee was examined by the House committee on the 15th. He was asked whether any Money was raised by the committee to influence votes and replied that he would like to consult with members of the committee before answering. To the inquiry whether government office holders were assessed during the Campaign he returned the same answer. The committee took the request under consideration. Hon. Win a. Wheeler occupied his seat in the House on tile 15th for Hie first time the present session. Lieu. S. Supreme court on the 15th decided that land Graut railroads Are not bound to transport troops and property of the United states free of charge. On the 16th the sixtieth annual meeting of the american colonization society was held the necessity of sending troops. He was asked if nobody else suggested sending the Telegram and declined to answer on the ground of official Confidence Between members of the Cabinet and the president. Witness was discharged. Gen. Anderson and sex gov. Welts of the Louisiana returning Board arrived in Washington on the 18th and were arrested by the sergeant at arms of Hie House. Fred. May of Bennett May dual notoriety was in Washington on the 18th. He is unhurt. The president on the 19tli nominated Alonzo in Cornell for naval officer of new York. On the 19th Pelton testified before the Senate committee that he did not recollect telegraphing senator Kelly nov. 8, that Tilden must have one electoral vote from Oregon and that Kelly would be depended upon to see that lie obtained the vote while he Pelton would furnish the necessary Means. Rear Admiral Joseph Smith Hie oldest officer in Tho United states Navy died at Washington on the 17th, aged eighty seven. Try East. The grand Duke Alexis and his Cousin the grand Duke Constantine landed at Norfolk va., on the 13th and visited the russian minister. James Gordon Bennett and party were taken aboard the Steamer City of Richmond Ali in left new York for Liverpool on the 13th, at Sandy Hook where tile Herald yacht was in waiting. Detectives were watching for or. Bennett at tile Steamer s Dock when Slie sailed. At Scranton pa., on the 13th, the Exchange Block containing three valuable stores and a number of Law offices was totally destroyed by tire. Loss $100,000. Or. Phelps Hie new York surgeon alleged to have been in attendance at the May Ben i Nett Duel committed for contempt was Dis charged on tile 15tli on a Promise to go be j fore the grand jury on the 16th. Twenty Frame buildings at Edenburg pa., occupied As stores offices etc., were destroyed by fire on the 14tli also the Edenburg hotel. Loss $60,000. Eli Salisbury was renominated for u. S. Senator by the democratic Cancun of the Delaware legislature on the 15tli. Hon. James g. Blaine was elected u. S. Senator on the 16th by the Maine legislature for both Hie Short and Long terms. Tile new Hampshire democratic convention was held at Concord on the 17th. Daniel Marcy was nominated for governor and Thos. J. Din Worth for Railroad commissioner. The republicans of the first and second districts have nominated Gilman Marston and James Briggs for Congress. The Union Trust company of new York has been defrauded out of $<54,000 by skill Poilu Ign intelligence. India dispatches report a famine prevailing in twelve districts and there Are now 1,000,000 persons on the Relief works. In Madris and Bombay the famine stricken territory covers 134,000 Square Miles. Tile English Cabinet Are reported As disagreeing As to the policy to be pursued by great Britain on the turkish question. At the sitting of the conference on the 15tli the Marquis of Salisbury in the name of his european colleagues Coin run leafed to the representatives of the Porte Hie ultimatum of the Powers and announced that if the proposals were not accepted he had instructions to quit constantinople. All the other plenipotentiaries made similar declarations. The turkish representative replied that he would refer the matter to the Porte before giving a final answer. M. Max outcry has been appointed minister from France to the United states vice Bartholdi. S. N. Lawes the defaulting City treasurer of Covington ky., who absconded recently has been arrested in London Canada. A Calcutta dispatch says the Cost of Relief works Aud other measures for mitigating the famine in Madras and Bombay is .�6,-500,000. A constantinople dispatch of the 18th announced that the grand Council of the Empire had unanimously rejected the proposals of the european Powers As contrary to the dignity integrity and Independence of the Empire. The Council was participated in by 237 dignitaries and officials among them sixty christians. The London daily hem of the 19th said of tile breakup of the conference that the old fashioned policy which accepted Turkey As the hereditary responsibility of England is ended. Henceforward Turkey must Patch up its credit the Best Way it can and fight its own Battles. A landslide on the 19th covered the Trieste Railroad to the depth of fifty feet for 200 Yards and Lilied the River sail near stun broke. Two houses containing families were overwhelmed and the inmates buried. The rinderpest has broken out Iii Germany. Ohio Bews items. At Washington. Since its organization 15, j or�er3 a rail. Nov. 30. 1876-tf mrs. Sarah Jane Moss is prepared to clean and co lob clothing for ladies and gentlemen braid hair and make switches to order combines straightened. Janl�?T76 Cambridge o. H. C. Parker House Painter first class Grainer and Tarn Sher. Residence Corner Winfield and Church streets Cambridge Ohio. Country work solicited. Ap29-�?T75-tf a a thing of Beauty is a Joy forever. Art gallery. Day amp Scott photograph lists Quaker City Ohio. Photographs in every size and style and in the perfection of Art. June 15-74 Kirk House formerly Grant House Corner of Market and fourth streets. W. Amp. S. M. Kirk proprietors. June 15-74 Zanesville Ohio. John i. Dollison proprietor of the Beec Lier House Cor. Broadway and South streets Quaker City Ohio. Yay Quot this is one of the Best arranged houses in Eastern Ohio. Guests will receive every attention necessary to their Comfort. M�y4tf Fairview House Fairview Ohio. J. F. Dubois proprietor. Mfr this House is newly fitted up and Kent in modern style. Good stabling. May 18-t-f Mccollum a Mckinney Are prepared to attend to All the wants of their customers in their line of making and repairing wagons of All 4 pcs and patterns. They also invite attention to the facilities for is Wyo Dej i into Aud the other thousand and on thing made at the Blacksmith shop. Mccollum a Mckinney mar23- 75 of Booth end Mill Street in Hie Senate on the 17th, Morton int from the committee on privileges and elections stated that the Money appropriated for the investigations now being made by that committee was exhausted. A Bill passed by the Senate appropriating $25,000 additional was delayed in the House. The sub committee in Louisiana could not go Forward without Money. Several private Bills wore passed and or. Morton replied at length to the speeches of Withers and Jolin ton a the previous Day in regard to the occupation of Petersburg on election Day by the military. He argued that the president had a right to Send troops to the polls in any state to keep the peace. The report of the committee on rules was considered and an amendment adopted that the vice president May by his vote determine a question when the Senate is equally divided. Adjourned in the House a Resolution permitting e. W. Barnes to go to new Orleans in the custody of the sergeant at arms to procure certain telegrams was adopted. The Indian appropriation Bill was reported from the committee on appropriations. It appropriates $4,376,000. The Resolution ordering tile Louisiana returning Board to lie brought before tile bar of the House was discussed at length and adopted by a party vote�?158 to 81. The resignation of Spencer la As a member of the House was presented. Adjourned. In the Senate on the 18th, Jones Fla presented a petition from the democratic presidential electors of Florida claiming to have been legally elected and asking that their vote be counted instead of that cast on the other Side. Laid on the table. Edmunds i from the special committee appointed to devise Means for counting the electoral vote submitted the concurrent report accompanied by a Bill. He said the report Wras signed by All the members except one of both committees. The committee were of Tofle opinion that the measure could not lie called a Compromise but it was a measure of Justice in Aid of constitutional government. No one would have Hie right to 6ay that anybody a views had been surrendered in any respect. The Gill was read and Laid Over. The Resolution recently submitted by Wallace a on the same subject was taken up and bogy to replied to the recent speech of Sherman Ohio in regard to Louisiana matters. Adjourned in the House the reports of the committee on the privileges etc., of the House in counting the electoral vote presented on the 12th, were taken up and Knott by spoke in favor of the majority and Burchard Iii in favor of Hie minority report. The concurrent report of the committees on counting the electoral ote was presented read and Laid Over. Adjourned. In the Senate on the 19th, the consular d diplomatic Gill was taken up amended and passed without discussion. The resolutions recently passed by the Pennsylvania legislature in regard to counting the electoral vote etc., were presented by Cameron a and ordered printed. Bogy to continued his speech on the condition of affairs in Louisiana and was replied to by Morton ind and Sherman Ohio. The report of the conference committee on the Contin gent fund deficiency Bill was agreed to. This Bill appropriates $49,000 for the investigations now being made by the House and Senate. Adjourned in the House a Resolution from the judiciary committee discharging from custody president Orton of the Western Union Telegraph company was adopted without division. Wells and Anderson of the Louisiana returning Board were brought before the bar of the House to answer for contempt of the privileges of the House. They stated they would prefer to postpone an answer until Hie other members of the Board arrived from Louisiana. The matter was referred to tin judiciary committee. A Resolution calling on Hie president for information regarding the rival governments in Louisiana was referred. The legislative executive and judicial appropriation Bill 125 emigrants have been sent out. The opinion was expressed at the Cabinet meeting on the 16th that the Power of the military is sufficient to compel instant peace in new Orleans should there be a necessity col. W. T. Patton testified before the Senate committee on the 16th that it seemed hint litigation would arise from the ineligibility of Watte Iii Oregon and Hie chairman of tile state committee suggested tile necessity of having Money to defray Legal expenses he told Jourdan it was desired that a certain gentleman in Oregon should have credit for $8,000 did not know that Cronin received $2,000 and Patrick $1,039 not a Dollar was sent to any state except for strictly legitimate purposes the democratic National committee defrayed the expenses of part of the gentlemen who visited tile Southern states after the election did not know that $8, xxx was actually used in Oregon on a Check drawn in favor of Ladd amp Bush. Mccormick was before the House committee again on the 16th and testified that he had some knowledge of Money having been raised for the legitimate purposes of the Campaign did not know of any circular being issued requiring office holders to contribute. Chancey Date stenographer of the National Republican committee was recalled and read from his Short hand notes the original draft of telegrams sent nov. 8, from new York by z. And a. E. Chandler to new Orleans Florida Oregon san Francisco Columbia and Raleigh. One dispatch sent to Packard Chamberlain senator Mitchell of Oregon and Gorham san Francisco was As follows we Are absolutely certain of 18� votes for Hayes if your state is Safe. And Tilden is sure of the rest. Can you certainly defeat All democratic attempts by frauds false counting or bribery answer when sure. Signed z. Cwi Andler. A letter written by . L. Chandler nov. 8, to the chairman of the North Carolina Republican committee said if however the state North Carolina is close and there has been intimidation or fraud on the part of the democrats we Trust that your Republican governor will not give out the certificates to the electors. The governor of Oregon is a Democrat while North Carolina is the Only close state necessary to the democrats where we have a Republican governor. They must not be allowed fairer play in North Carolina than w e get in Oregon. The Senate committee to investigate the Florida election has returned to Washington and the chairman says the investigation will prove that the republicans in that state were victorious by a Large majority. Win. E. Chandler was examined by the House select committee on the 17th. He testified that he telegraphed that haves had 185 votes with Florida Louisiana and Oregon hint the democrats would try to gain these states by fraud etc., and requested Diligence in ascertaining Hie result no promises of troops or Money were made in these telegrams to witness recollection. Witness was asked if w Hile he was in Florida he received any letters or telegrams mentioning Money or troops also if while there he sent a letter or Telegram to any member of the National Republican committee mentioning Money or troops. Witness declined to answer without the consent of his clients. Pelton was further examined by the Senate committee on the 17th, and testified that he had no knowledge of a dispatch sent to him from the National democratic committee asking whether the committee would $30,000 for an electoral vote such a question was asked but he did no to know from what source it came a letter was received from one of Hie Northwestern states not Oregon saying that an electoral vote could be had for Money did not remember receiving a dispatch from Smith Weed or any other person saying the vote of a South Carolina coloured elector could lie obtained for Money. The president on the 17th nominated Ellis ii. Spear of Maine As commissioner of patents. The Senate and House committees on counting the electoral vote agreed upon a report on the 17th. Silver disbursements since april 8,1876, $26,689,181. Secretary Chandler was before the House special committee on the 18th, and to the inquiry if he was prepared to answer the question propounded on the 13th�?by whose authority he sent a Telegram to gov. Stearns promising troops a replied that he was not. He was not aware that any copy of the Telegram was in existence kept no copy could not Tell who wrote it thought he sent it. Witness said he declined to answer because of the confidential character of the communications Between Hie president himself and other members of the Cabinet. Or. Chandler was asked whether the Telegram to gov. Stearns was sent at the request or suggestion of anybody else and said his impression Wras that gov. Stearns telegraphed suggesting John Elioe county Delegate and chief 4 Mollie Maguiree of the Pottsville Region has been convicted of the murder of f. W. Langon at Audenried pa., july 14, 1862. In the Dauphin county a court on the Ostli True Bills were returned against. Cartwright sex treasurer of Luzerne county Miha Paugh sex City treasurer of Scranton ii. C. Jones of Wilkes Barre m. S. Sri Ali late clerk in Hie state Treasury department and Kerr Jackson and aah a goner clerks in Hie auditors department for conspiracy to embezzle by filing false statements and settling false accounts. The democrats of the second congressional District of new Hampshire have nominated Ai Vail a. Sulloway for Congress. Tile Massachusetts legislature in the 19th, elected Hon. George f. Hoar u. S. Senator on the fifth by hot. The Brooklyn theater burned recently is to be rebuilt at a Cost of $80,000. At Philadelphia on the 19th, in the matter of the distribution of the balance of Money in the hands of the Centennial Board of finance judge Cadwallader reversed Hie opinion of Hie circuit court. The decision is Adverse to the claim of Hie l United states government. The police commissioners of new Arock on the 19th entered suit against the new York for libel Laming damages in the sum of $10,000 each. West Anh South. The executive committee of the National association of Amateur oarsmen have decided that tile regatta this year be held at Detroit aug. 15 and 16. In a fight on Hie Elkhorn North of fort Laramie on the night of the 13th, Between Sergt. Barry sixth cavalry and three soldiers and a party of indians the former and two of the soldiers were wounded and had three horses killed. The indians were forced to retire. Great damage was done by the breaking of the ice in the Ohio on the 14th. At Cincinnati the loss is estimated at $100, xxx. The Steamer Bannock was sunk near Brooksburg by. And is a total loss a meeting of the National executive committee of the Independent Greenback party Lias been called by Hon. Moses a. Field of Detroit chairman to Convene at Springfield 111., Jan. 22. The object of Hie meeting is stated to lie the consideration of the Means required to extend and strengthen Hie organization of Hie party and to effect a More Active propagation of its principles. Hon. T. Avn ferry was re elected u. S. Senator by the Michigan legislature on Hie 16th, and Hon. Avilliah Windom was reelected u. S. Senator by the Minnesota legislature. The legislature of Arkansas elected a. Ii. Garland u. S. Senator. John d. Layman Lucius his son and George Bradbury aged thirteen were instantly killed by the explosion of a threshing machine boiler on Hie farm of Albion Bradbury at Bloomington minn., on the 16th. Gen. Terry reports that on dec. 18 Lieut. Baldwin with three companies of the fifth cavalry Defeated sitting Bull who lost his Camp property and sixty ponies Ami mules. The indians escaped with Little beside what they had on their persons. A knife revolver and a pair of in Illet holds were identified at Ashtabula Ohio on the kith As the property of d. M. Elbridge of Geneva Ohio who perished in the wreck. Sex gov. Alvin Saunders was elected u. S. Senator by the Nebraska legislature on the 18th. The Tennessee legislature on tile 19th elected James e. Bailey u. S. Senator for the Short term on the seventy third ballot. The seventeenth ballot for u. S. Senator we As taken in the Illinois legislature on the 19tli, resulting Logan 99, Palmer 87, scattering 16. Necessary to a Choice 102. One Hundred and seventeen cases of smallpox were reported in new Orleans from the 1st to the 19th, including several among the troops in the custom House and one in the state House. A German protestant orphan Asylum near St. Louis was burned on the morning of the 19th, and two children Eugene Long six years old and Willie Benner perished in the flames. Tile unidentified and unrecognizable remains of Nineteen of the victims of the late Railroad Accident were buried on Hie 19th at Ashtabula. Tiny services were attended by a Large concourse of people Many persons from abroad being present. Members of the masonic order acted As pall bearers. Three bodies unidentified were not buried with the others Hopes still being entertained that they Mav be identified. The conference plan for counting the electoral vote. The Bill reported to Congress on the 18th, by the special committees appointed to devise Means for counting the electoral vote provides that the duties of the vice president shall be entirely ministerial. He shall simply open the package containing the returns of the electoral votes deliver them to tellers appointed by the two houses and announce the result As reported to him by them. In Case an objection is made to counting the vote of any state from i which a single return has been received the houses shall separate and a vote shall be taken in each if both houses i concur Iii the opinion that the vote i ought to be rejected then it shall be rejected. Otherwise it shall be counted Iii All cases where two sets of returns have been received from a state and the two houses do not agree to accept one of them All questions connected we Ith them Are to be referred to a commission consisting of live senators appointed by i the Senate five representatives appointed by the House and five associate 1 justices of the supreme court Viz those now assigned to the first. Third i eighth and ninth circuits these to be i Lect another associate Justice of said i court. This commission shall consider i the question and by a majority of i the votes decide whether any and what j votes from such states Are the votes pro i video for by the Constitution of the j United states and How Many and what i persons were duly appointed electors in such state whereupon the two houses shall again meet and such decision shall i be read and entered in the journal of i each House and the counting of votes shall proceed in conformity therewith uni Ess upon objection made thereto in writing by at least five senators and five members of the House of representatives the two houses shall separately concur in ordering otherwise in which Case such concurrent order shall govern. It is also provided that nothing in this act shall be held to impair or Al Lect any right now existing under the Constitution or Laws to question by proceeding in the judicial courts of the United states the right or title of the person who shall be declared elected or who shall claim to be president or vice president of the United states if any such right exists. Do. Jonn a. Little a prominent physician of Delaware died on the 14th, after a lingering illness. He was highly distinguished socially scientifically and professionally. Ile was recently president of the Ohio state medical society. During 1876 Charters were granted in this state to 326 corporations with an aggregate capital Stock of $53,734,800. At the meeting of the new Board of directors of the Southern fair at Dayton on the 15th it was decided to hold the next annual fair sept. 24, 25, 26, 27 and 28. A Young lady named Susie Hall was fatally burned at Cleveland on the 12th by the explosion of a kerosene lamp. The legislative committee to investigate the Ashtabula disaster senator Burns chairman commenced their labors at Ashtabula on the 16th. Gen. Kent Jarvis died suddenly at Massillon on the 15th, of paralysis of the heart. He was seventy five years of age. Gen. Jarvis was a prominent Railroad director was Well known throughout the country among free masons and in councils of the episcopal Church and was a director in the state deaf and dumb Asylum and other Public institutions. The Public schools of Massillon were also objects of his most careful attention. An important Case was decided in the United states court in Cleveland on the 13th. Action was brought against the Bondsmen of a savings Bank for breaches of Bond in that the regular work of the savings Bank had not been performed but that of the Ordinary Bank had been engaged in. There was a Brilliant array of Legal Talent both sides being represented by the Best jurists of the state. The verdict was Iii favor of the defense. The Case decides of the obligation of sureties on the Bonds of treasurers of societies for savings. The court held in its charge that sureties Are not responsible for any Money going into the hands of the society in the Way of Ordinary banking business. The legislative committee to investigate the Ashtabula Accident senator Burns chairman commenced their labors on the 16th. They first viewed the Bridge and the debris that remains and made As close an examination As possible of the wreck. Copies were taken of part of the testimony before the Coroner. Deeming it unnecessary for the entire committee to remain and hear All the testimony senator Haines and representative Converse were appointed a subcommittee to remain and gather testimony from witnesses take measurements of the Bridge examine engineers and gain such other information As might be possible. The committee visited the cemetery and viewed the remains of the Twenty unidentified bodies there and returned to Cleveland where subpoenas were issued for Amasa Stone under whose supervision the Bridge was built and chief Engineer Collins to appear before them on the 17th. On the 16th the state Railroad commissioner sent to the House a communication in answer to a Resolution calling on him for information As to whether the Law relative to heating and lighting Railroad cars is enforced by him. The communication states first that the provisions of secs. I and 2 of the act to protect More effectually the lives of rail Road passengers from casualties by fire j have not been enforced by his office j the ant in prescribing the Mode by i which forfeitures for violating its provisions shall be received apparently not contemplating such action by the commissioner second that the attention of the several companies operating lines of Railroad in Ohio has been specially called to the provisions of the act named. He says it is claimed by Railroad officials and others that no practicable heating apparatus that will meet the requirements of the act has yet been invented. Public Halls churches etc., As to permit outside doors to open inwardly when inside doors open outwardly and outside doors to be kept open during the times of occupancy by Public assemblies. Adjourned. In the Senate on the 17th, the Bill to provide increased facilities for the manufacture of Gas at the Penitentiary was passed. In the matter of the contest Between Cox and Harmon of Cincinnati counsel filed a motion to dismiss on the ground that the Senate cannot exercise judicial Powers. Adjourned. In the House the Bill for the incorporation of associations for the Mutual Protection of themselves against losses by fire was passed. Bills were introduced prescribing penalties for intimidation of voters and for bribery or attempts at bribery by candidates extending the provision of Homestead exemption to minor children when there is no surviving Parent and providing that after the Homestead in Trust has been determined the Homestead shall be liable for debts and legacies of decedent providing for reimbursing township trustees for Money expended for the Relief of paupers authorizing township agricultural societies to lease not exceeding forty acres of land. The Temperance Bill was brought up on a motion to reconsider and the vote postponed until feb. 21. Adjourned. In the Senate on the 18th, a Resolution was adopted instructing the committee on benevolent institutions to inquire into the eligibility of Chas. D. Wilson medical superintendent of the Athens Hospital for the insane also whether in his appointment the Hospital trustees disregarded the opinion of the attorney general. Bills were introduced making the penalty for delinquent taxes to per cent., instead of 25 to extend the maximum of Road supervisors in any one year from thirty to fifty dollars the governor sent in the nomination of or. Ii. M. Lash to be trustee of the Athens Asylum vice Moore resigned. Adjourned. In the House Bills were passed for the Protection of boarding House keepers for the compulsory education of children�?57 to 29. Bills were introduced to prevent the spread of Small pox and provide for baseness etc., a club was formed and the members visited the houses of suspected persons and administered punishment two or three coloured men had been Hung but none of these acts had any connection with politics. The widow of Ike Mitchell detailed the killing of her husband by eight masked Whites who came to the House and said they would break up tile Radical Hole he was beaten with pistols by Barrow Downing and Wilson and then shot to death. Smith coloured testified to the intimidation of coloured democrats by coloured republicans. Fisher testified that there were Between 900 and 1,000 coloured members of democratic clubs in the Parish. The Louisiana imbroglio. New Orleans Jan. 13. The Republican Senate is still without a quorum. Senator Breux from Point Coupee and Feliciana who left the republicans was sworn into the democratic Senate today. Representative Brown of Vernon also left the Republican House and wrote a letter to the democratic House saying that although returned elected by the returning Board he did not believe he was elected and would not ask for a seat. This evening senators Demas coloured Wheeler and Hamlet accompanied by Pinchback entered the democratic Senate and were greeted with cheers. The two former were admitted to seats and sworn in. Pinchback was granted permission to make a personal explanation. He said that the action of himself and these senators was Only decided upon after mature deliberation. They intended to stand the Hazard of the die. They had come there As republicans because they believed the interests of the state above party. He denounced the Republican party of Louisiana in unmeasured terms and said Hayes if inaugurated could not afford to sail his administration with this blight upon the Prosperity of the people. He accused sex gov. Kellogg of securing his election As senator by corrupt Means. New Orleans Jan. 15. Gen. Auger received a dispatch from president Grant late last evening saying it had been the policy of the administration to take no part in the settlement of the question of the rightful govern ment of the state at least until the con compulsory vaccination to provide for Gressional committees have reported a registration of persons entitled to vote at the Ashtabula investigation commit a a there is an institution in Germany very Little known in this country which relates to what the germans Call 14 Suchner amp is Che a or attempts at reconciliation the object of it being the reconciliation of married people who find there is a want of Affinity Between them or who Are dissatisfied with the matrimonial Yoke for any other cause. The Law upon the subject which was passed in 1844, provides that every demand for separation or divorce must be preceded by an Appeal of both Man and wife to either a clerical or Lay authority to undertake the 44 Suerene Quot or reconciliation. It is the Clergyman a duty to Sec the husband first then the wife Aud then both together and use every Effort in his Power to bring about reconciliation. Some statistical reports recently issued by the Royal office at Berlin show just How far reconciliation has succeeded. The following is the substance of the showing 1. Total number of married couples desiring a separation year 1873, 7,325 1874, 7,430. 2. Number of couples reconciled or not by clergymen not cases year. Reconciled. Reconciled. Pending. 187 3. 2,829 3.377 l.ll9 187 4. 2, 588 3,7l 0 1,042 3. Number of couples who being reconciled desired a separation year 1873, 603 1874,502. 4. Number of couples reconciled or not a second time by clergymen not cases year. Reconciled. Reconciled. Pending. 1873. 1% 267 1871. 156 240 106 Why would it not be Well to introduce the German a a Here and test its Efficacy a Chicago Tribune. A the Moonlight is just painfully most awfully Lovely these nights but what a the use is a Man a Polar Bear that he can stand at a Gate and kick the insensate Post to keep his toes warm and grow sentimental Over a Sealskin cloak a set of Mink furs and four Yards and a half of White Nubia with an ice cold nose glowing away in the Middle of it like a Frozen Ruby take away your Moon and give us something that will warm things up a . Tee examined Amasa Stone jr., on the 17th. He testified that he was president of the Lake Shore Railroad when the Ashtabula Bridge was built in 1863 designed the Bridge the detail of the Iron work was done by Albert Congdon supervised by or. Tomlinson the Bridge was 154 feet Between the bearings 19 feet 6 inches wide discharged or. Tomlinson for inefficiency there were two tracks on the Bridge seven feet apart w As satisfied that the Bridge was carried Down by the second track at the time the Bridge was built w fitness had not a Dollar of interest in the Mill where the Iron was rolled the ears might have taken fire from the locomotive or Heaters in each car in witness opinion no stove could be provided which would extinguish its fire in Case of Accident the Iron trusses in the Ashtabula Bridge were twice As Strong As in any Bridge he knew of. Charles Collins chief Engineer of the Lake Shore Road testified that the Bridge was ail Experiment never knew of another Bridge being built of wrought Iron on this plan in his opinion something got off the track or it was tampered with had examined the wreck and found that some of the braces had slipped out of the Angle blocks. The committee decided to return to Columbus leaving the sub committee to take measurements of the Bridge and take such further testimony As was necessary. Mrs. Pollock w Ife of j. W. Pollock was found dead in her barn at Bryan on the 15tb. She had been putting the horses in the barn and the supposition is that she received a kick from one of them As a bruised spot was discovered on one of her Cheeks. A distressing Accident happened at Lockbourne recently by which or. R. G. Mclean lost his life. He was illustrating the use of the syringe for the hypodermic injection of morphine so that a Young lady could administer it when necessary to her nuttier. He had the syringe filled with water and made a Iii i slight puncture with it in his of n Arm. A i the syringe had something in it which poisoned him and notwithstanding everything was done which could be he died. He was generally unconscious after being poisoned. Or. Mclean was the Cousin and companion in arms though younger of Gen. Winfield Scott. He served with Honor in Mexico and the late War. The baptists report 46,316 members in this state of whom 877 Are Welsh and 8,351 coloured. Mrs. Ii Utton died at it. Vernon on the night of the 16th from taking a Large Quantity of the wrong Medicine. State and local elections providing that the attorney general shall be a member of the printing commissioners Board in place of the comptroller whose office is abolished. Messes. Duncan Hub Erick Light Bard nigh Watson Barclay Dempey and Eylar we Ere appointed committee on elective franchise journey. In the Senate on the 19th, a petition we As presented for the appointment of a state commission to investigate the cause of hog cholera. A Large number of Bills were read the second time and referred. A Bill providing that before any Bridge or Public building shall be erected in any county the Cost of which will exceed $10,000, the same shall be submitted to a vote of the people was taken up and passed. The Bill does not apply to Bridges or buildings injured by any Accident or worn by age but to new structures Only. Adjourned. In the House Bills were passed to authorize township trustees to clean out Widen and deepen ditches and to locate lateral ditches to authorize county commissioners to remove Drift and obstructions from living streams of j water to authorize Railroad and express companies to charge storage i on unmarked packages. The Bill to restrain vagrancy and common begging and the Bill to establish the Ohio House for incurably insane were indefinitely postponed. The Bill to extend the term of county auditors to three years was j postponed to feb. 6. A Bill was Intro i diced to provide for the appointment of j physicians for township poor. A Resolution was adopted asking the Railroad commissioner w hat roads in Ohio were violating the Law which requires them to equip trains with Bridges Between the cars. A memorial was presented asking the passage of a Law compelling unmarried men to their debts. Adjourned. A now that Duke Alexis has come we Here is the Beautiful american girl with whom he is to fall in love while the Royal father on hearing of it gets very angry and goes around tearing his Robes and throwing his Crown at the Heads of trembling courtiers there must be one somewhere. There always is one. Its in the piece and can to be Cut graphic. Legislative in the Senate on the 16th, a Bill was introduced to authorize county commissioners to Issue Bonds running for five years to be paid from the Bridge fund for the purpose of constructing Bridges and culverts on roads constructed under the act for the construction of roads on the petition of a majority of land owners. In the House a Bill was introduced to so Amend the act to secure safety to the Louisiana investigation sex gov. Kellogg testified before the House committee on the 13th. Ile said he received Many telegrams subsequent to the election inquiring How the state had gone but none from Chandler nov. 8, that Lou Ishna must be carried by the republicans received dispatches from Logan and Morton might have received dispatches saying that Louisiana must be counted for the republicans but not from Chandler received a dispatch from win e. Chandler about nov. 19, saying 44 Hewitt is coming watch the count and be Cai child lie denied any knowledge or intention to commit fraud on the part of the republicans. Before the Senate committee Brewster one of the Hayes electors testified that he resigned As Surveyor general of the land office a few Days after the election and nov. 28 received a reply from washing that his resignation had been accepted to take effect nov. 4 having some doubts about the Legal it of his voting in tile electoral College he notified the members that he would not act without he was appointed to till his own vacancy was afterwards appointed and voted. Several witnesses to it stifled to intimidation of coloured republicans in East Feliciana. The House committee concluded its work of investigation on the 16th. Several witnesses testified to the unreliability of Gen. Anderson of the returning Board and As to the indictment of Kenner for entering false names on the Roll of Street labourers and collecting Money from it. Several coloured witnesses testified before the Senate committee that the election in East Feliciana was quiet and peaceable and they voluntarily joined democratic clubs and voted that ticket and several others coloured testified to numerous acts of violence and that they were afraid to vote the Republican ticket. Before the Senate sub committee or. Wade of West Feliciana testified to a quiet Anil peaceable election. Enery coloured testified to the killing of Mitchell by the democratic candidate for clerk of the court. Ten coloured witnesses testified to a perfect reign of terror in the Parish and one Fallon pointed out Justice Hamilton then in the committee room As the Man who made him take an oath to vote the democratic ticket. Tile Senate committee on the 17th con eluded the investigation of ouachita Parish. Driver coloured testified that he was Lii Ned by Theobald Young and others on the right that Pinkston was killed. Other witnesses testified to intimidation of coloured republicans. The Senate sub committee examined witnesses from West Feliziana. A number of coloured witnesses testified to Bull dozing and intimidation by White democrats. Lewis testified that his school had been broken up and he was chased and shot at. Webber supervisor of the Parish testified to threats against himself and brother and gave the a names of four republicans whom he believed had been killed for their politics. Other witnesses testified that the election was fair and peaceful. Mai. Bascom of the army testified that we tiber told him tile night after election that the election was fair and peaceful. Four coloured witnesses testified that they belonged to a coloured democratic club and voted the democratic ticket willingly. The Senate committee concluded its labors on the 18th. The evidence taken was of the usual Tenor some witnesses testifying to a fair and free election and others to general intimidation. Tie Senate sub committee continued tile investigation of West Feliziana. Two coloured witnesses testified to voting the democratic ticket and there was no intimidation. Other witnesses testified that owing to Law but it was not proper to sit quietly by and see one claimant take Possession of the government by illegal Means. Fur tiler the Nicholls supreme court could receive no More recognition than any other body of lawyers convened on the Call of a citizen of the state. The returning Board having Given certificates of election to members of the legislature and the Legal quorum of that legislature having declared Packard governor should there be a necessity for the recognition of either it must be Packard. Gov. Packard this morning issued a proclamation commanding the Nicholls legislature supreme court etc., and All persons claiming to act under that government to desist and retire to their Homes under penalty also commanding All persons having state arms munitions etc., or other property of the state to deliver up the same. Gen. Auger in an interview said he construed the presidents dispatch As not recognizing either claimant. The Republican legislature is in session with seventy eight members present. Pinchback a statement that Kellogg used Money to secure his election As senator was denounced by several senators. Senator Blount who nominated Pinchback for u. S. Senator withdrew the nomination. He said 44 while our Savior had his Judas the american people their Arnold my race had their gov. Packard has made an official requisition upon Gen. Auger for assistance to reinstate the supreme court and the general it is supposed has referred the matter to Washington. The Nicholls police have been reinforced to night. New Orleans Jan. 16. Gen. Auger received the following tonight from the Secretary of War 44 your understanding of the presidents Telegram of the 14th is entirely Correct. The president desires my to repeat to you that he wishes the present status throughout the state maintained until the congressional committees now in Louisiana gov. Packard sent a letter to Gen. Auger to night giving Assurance that the presidents wishes concerning the preservation of the present status shall be respected. Destruction by ice. Pittsburgh pa., Jan. 14. he by ice from the upper Monongahela which started yesterday afternoon reached Here about six of clock this morning and the next few hours were fraught with disaster and ruin to our Steamboat men and Coal merchants unequalled in the history of Pittsburgh. Seventy steamboats were in the River of which forty two Lay at the City wharf together with ten Model barges. There were numerous barges and Flats tied up at the landings and forty More or less anchored to the piers of the Birmingham Bridge while nearly too Laden barges were moored on the South Side. Most of the steamboats had steam up waiting for the crisis and this was about the Only preparation that could be made. The towboat Relief Wras among the first of the steam vessels to be caught in the raging torrent. A Fleet of heavily Laden Coal barges struck it on the Side staving it in and sinking the Steamer in a very Short time. The Relief was valued at $8,000. The work of destruction lasted for several hours and was witnessed by thousands of people who lined the wharves and Bridges of the Monongahela. The Bennett and chieftain two Side wheel packets were totally wrecked. The tug boats r. J. Grace Jim Brown Joseph Warne Minnie Harris Relief and Alex. Foster were sunk. The lion was carried away from the South Side smashed up and will probably be a total loss. The steamers Charley Brown i. 8. Heifer Joseph Walton Nellie Speer j. B. Williams and Jack Gumbert were damaged. The Benwood is edged in Between two abutments opposite Glenwood. The Elizabeth was carried away from her moorings at Elizabeth and slightly injured. A Large number of Coal boats barges Flats etc., loaded and empty were swept away and lo9t. Coal tipples and Shutes were carried away and the damage to the Coal interest is such that it will require two months to place the mines m running order. All the dry docks this Side of Brownsville were carried away with one exception. The dams of the Blackwater navigation company escaped with very Light injuries. Anything like an estimate of the total loss cannot he Given but it will be Over $2,000,000. It is feared that several lives were lost but the confusion on the wharves is so great that it is impossible to verify All the rumours and there has been As yet but one body recovered that of an unknown labourer. Whose body was found near the Point this morning

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