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Independent Democrat, The (Newspaper) - November 26, 1856, Elyria, OhioL i a Sand proprietors Liberty v ejv2 "v.0 . A. Leslil scrub Alt Printer Elyria Lorain county Ohio .1 Edge Movnu a f Husu is 5.0 three insertions v fifire c i less Thumith each Enidh Ijjas. I quark to Iraq. 3 of Stuaro i 00 for 25 Pur Clit to 11. Nam cd. For three 50jper cent to be Iid Toul. Cit a should with the Nuhi Ber of insertions required. By bin not so marked be until ordered , Ami charged at the i above specified. I3u0iius0 Juir in state Neil Fotu Val Conns w attend to Trio Usan business of. Thu or proves -.ion. In Pontiu Vicini a Tuco i Inot nit h Elyria o. P. Lisa. V. Sanford. O Geo. Olmsted attorney nil Colin Scipior at if the Public Loots so Withof Bucic House. Wikis Schuyler Putnam ii Uil Louii Solloi it r.yoiiu-0 in Olieo our s. B a g a at Law. Of t ice in eur g Block Over m m. Hoyie Joseph h. U Loksorn at Torrey it insurance agent , Ohio. toll v v i til Lori ii and la Leniu John a. Vincent at Ortincy counsellor it Oftie in tie court attorney s Ohio. 177 Anson p. Dayton attorney at Law. Pm o fj2 s 5 i o n a l business promptly attended to. Corner of main and College streets us Krliu Ohio. Ii. C. Safford Ohio t to Irney and counsellor at Law no to. I ubic and estate agent will promptly attend t j null business entrusted Moliis Educ in Lorai Nind . Purciel Ilner act ii tin Ycu Titus. Up , first Joor North of Pulmer House. Loter l. A. Sheldon counsellor at Law n loll Inisi Nessenta ii Ted by t hid care Lisper Iulla to fill Jelio is in jul of Sci Cornoni Onciu a locks Kly re so try Geo. B. Lak-13, at l a a Tito Gnu Cronl i Loci Artand i h tits Lity to till orc Liisu a to him. Of be. It commercial lilnul.-, Ohio. A r will act elite to null Taw entrusted to his c ire ill and . And will Pra lice in the Uniti a suites and circuit courts a Olio. In Eccl c s Weston his Fortner office. Nos Ltd w. Us _ and 5cih5hon. , " to i p. M. Baldwin Starr co., i Korican Anil foreign goods. Croc cries .ii--itw.ire, boot.-. Shoes leather tron n a. In 3a1uwih, u.0.3tahh. A n. . M u s s e y co., a mexican incl dry and shoes. Rendy mud cloth Avii. M02aht b. A. 7 it a Shol on main the Kail Rcd depot Ely , m p i a w t1 or a t to o i cd div. Al a v hat , goods no. 4 comm Orr Baw Xvi Starr co 9. In Onk Long Westpy Ledington Jencina drug store. All it ads provisions constantly on hand. N70 and and Oaler in nil leather and bindings in Thi old Iron Steamer one West o Man n c a la h s i n drvg3 Andis eaiuine8. De stuff i Terfu Nidiry fancy articles Cen tre o. A. . Tin shop it co 3inortlisidc main the Uilah. It Landolt Deal bids 17. To cold Brick store five Jouin Foote on two House All c.-n79, , notice. Trio Sudj Anoll i Contin Aiice Oft lie Block Oppia Wuthe store of Lou in Ohio. A. J. Page the tract of land which nov comprises this township was of the state of Connecticut for Tho sum of forty thous and dollars by Loonry Brown of Stock Bridge Massachusetts. Brown first Mamoito fall of Tho year.-1sig, bringing with Hira several unknown. Ing chopped -11." few acres and i oct d a Small ing House to returned to Massachusetts. following Spring to dime Back accompanied by his family and settled on Tho Lake Shoro m Trio Wos torn part of the township being Tho first Settlor. represented to Lingo Boon a than of a Liberal education a left loot and Stern uncompromising will. In Depp Darico. Amt inflexibility of purpose wore very Mark id tiits in his character. He wins kind generous and Many of Tho Early settlers wore recipients of his practical Bonobo Boneo. For Many years to was Tho soul of Tho settlement Tho lond. Ing Man in town. Iio filled various offices in town and county aim by his promptness prick Rico sagacity and integrity secured in an eminent degree the Confidence and respect of his follow Cir icons. To died in 1s43. He had a Largo family Only three of whom survive. Frederick the oldest Sou is a presbyterian and ranks among Tho first in his profession. A few months after Brown s arrival Tho families of Levi Shepard Stephen Jimos and Sylvester Burn urn moved in. Boy reached this town on Tho morning of the -1th of july 1s17. To them it was a gala Day. They Felt that they had arrived at the end of their journey and though far away As they were from the places of their birth and boyhood they Rosol Vod to give to Tho Clay its duo to patriotism its Reward. J he stump Ofa Large treo was their heaviest Ord Nance and with it Thuiy fired their nation Al Salute. A table was spread with Roll the luxuries which they had at their command toasts were drank to their future Prosperity and the Prosperity of their country and thus did Tho first settlers of this town ship on Tho Day of their arrival commemorate their birth Day with tears and rejoicings As become the advanced Pio neers of a population As romark Blu for in to grit moral truth ant love country As any township within the limits of Tho county. Shopwin Soti Lod on the Lake lust now resides at Bacon s Corners and is Tho Only one of tiie Throe living. Shepard was born in Wooster Massachusetts in Tho year 1784. Moved with his parents to Stockbridge remained there until 1817, when he emigrated to this town. For a number of years during the Early Hottie Anont. He supplied the place of to physician in extracting troublesome it is said the old gentleman was a capital oper Ator and seemed to do More in his element than when pulling a tooth. He is Small in statue of an Active energetic torn Permont and Good practical common sense mind. Iio has a Largo fund of anecdotes loves a joke and tells a Story with a relish. As a Christian Eit Izon. And neighbor to is universally esteemed. Barnum carried in this state but a few years. Most of his a having fallen Vic Tims to a malignant malady which prevailed for a number of years in the settlement to to turned to Massachusetts whore he died. Deacon James was. Born in Stamford Massachusetts in Tho year 1767, and died in this town 1840. Is said to have he on a Man of Strong native Talent rare Intelli Clear discriminating judgment and deep Earnest piety. He was a prominent the Church a Liberal supporter of Christian ordinances an influential Mem Ber of society and was deservedly respected by the entire Community. In the fall of the sat no year 1817 the families of Ebenezer Scott Solomon Whit to soy Alva Curtis Josoph Swift William Alverson and Peter p. Pease moved in from Stockbridge Massachusetts. On the Fol lowing Soring 1818 Tho families of Betsij. Dacon Enos Cooley Anson Cooper Crin Sage George Bacon Elisha Peck and Grandison Fairchild moved in from the place. During Tho year and up to the. Fall of 1s19 Tho settlement received numerous accessions from Massa. Chu souls. So that at this period it embraced about fifteen families. That Tho settlers did not forget their now England educations is Nipa front from the Tho. Lola of Juno 1810, a religious society was formed . Treat and Sewid of Portage county consisting Nineteen members seventeen of whom originally belonged to the Church in Stock on the succeeding fall a log Strizic. Public worship was erected be tween the Vidtro and Lake Shore on. Land new owned by Parley and was used for that purpose Many years. Tho Ciruti Mstan cos attending the Odorica a .Ion of this Church word As casual As they j were now it sequins that pious it was prompted to. Go in. On entering , and to Straightway pro ceo Dod to dedicate it in Tho most. Formal und solemn manner god would people pole of Plis Thorn with a revival of his work. Tho prayer .sa.ys.rny, answered in the Tho nest sorry in preached in this town was by the rave Alfred a. Betts. also Tho Nils Tor Cuni mincing i it is i relation he up stained for Moro than roars. And , i May to paid nod in expressing Tho thought than Tho la Story of in Qiajin county would to Huipo infect if the Labois of the Buovo Cibon o to Ico Ivo More than it passing notice. If Honor is to be Given to whom Honor is duo his name deserves to to recorded us Tho Solf sacrificing Low who left the comforts and delights of a now eur flu Iid Homo to Plant amid untold trials and privations in Tho Western wilds the Stiv Nard of Tho Cross. And is Thorp Ono ilm t now Conton plates Tho advanced social and religious condition of Tho West urn Reserve and reflects upon Tho Superior position which she now occupies in this Rospoch Over the rot Mindor of Tho Stato that does not wish to perpetuate Tho names and memories of those Ivhon first contributed to that advancement it is presumable Thoro is. Not Ono. Let. Than Tho memory of Tho missionary to let Tho names of those Dunn Pablo Anil pious ones Olio roared Christian churches in the wilderness b o deservedly Hon pred. Or. Botts of that number Ono of Tho ministerial pioneers and May to truly rep resented As Tho father of Tho Church in this portion of Tho country. In has til ways been a prominent actor in Tho Church with which he is connected an Earnest faithful labourer in the cause of christianity and has doubt less done More than any other person to Mould Tho sentiments and institutions of this Region. He yet remains a resident of this town and still continues to preach every Sab Bath Botts was born in xon Vilk colin., 17sg. He first studied Medicine practice for a number of years abandoned it. And studied theology with Tho Rev. We. Hanl Orth of Hudson. His loading characteristics Are fervent pity and integrity. In person he is above Tho medium sine full habit and ostensibly possesses an Iron Constitution. In Tho pulpit to makes no Dis play he is no orator is Brutus but Plain pointed Ami practical. His sermons Are remarkable for Brevity clearness and soundness. In his manner there is nothing impassioned or Imp Otu on. By Speaks calmly and deliberately addressing himself to Tho reason not the passions of his hearers. 1 this town was principally settled by irn migrants from Stockbridge mass. And Tho pioneers wore proverbial for integrity Industry and sobriety. That they wore How Ever addicted to some of Tho habits of Tho present Day. Is evidenced by an incident j communicated to the writer by or. Lovi Shepard. It seems that Ono of Tho settlers an inveterate tobacco Shower not having enough of the Weed to last him Over Trio fib Bali went to one of his neigh Bors in a Distant part of Tho township to procure a Supply. Having obtained a Quan Tum Sun fill he started homeward just at Nightfall. Darkness soon enveloped him he became bewildered in fact lost. Tho wolves which wore very numerous Boot him and our Horo was obliged to seek Security on the Long Arm of an old Chesnut. Here to remained through the Long hours of a. Weary night with no Delight to pass away his time but the unmerciful howling of hungry pack of wolves with nought to do but seriously and soberly philosophize upon the singular consequences of ten arising from a pernicious habit morn released him. And it is said to came Doty from the Trao a Wiser Man at least not Long after to was Scon with a to Tal abstinence pledge in his Possession and tobacco was the first in Tho list of things abstained from. The township was organized and the first election held april 5th, 1s19, at the House of ceo. Bacon. Thirty seven votes wore polled and Tho Eloctio to resulted in Tho Choice of Benjamin Bacon and Levi shop Ard for justices of Tho peace Calvin Leon Ard Levi Shepard Curtis trus tees win. Al Orson treasurer Solomon Whittlesey assessor and Anson Cooper clerk. Three of Trio above persons Are now living Viz Bacon Shepard and Plosey Tho township Board Mot the ensuing june but very Little business however wus transacted. Indeed Tho record for a number of years is remarkably Brief. Tho first school House a Small Frame building was erected in Tho year 1819, on a pleasant of eviction overlooking Hoover Creek about our half mile East of Tho invade carry on Tho Pio slav by War. We Are Dutoi mined to Roppol this North Ern invasion Anil Mako Kansas a slave Stato though or Riviers to coloured with the blood victims and trocar Cassos of dead abolitionists should to so ii amorous in tin. Territory to Breed Dis ease and sickness to will not he deterred in our lot those who desire Graves in Kan Pat engage in this unholy and unjust War again is the Etc Oikion Lovoll , hut is now being waged against Tho Softli by to fanatics of the another calamity terrible at sea the i flinch Jjohn n by Lyonnais an to make any More arrests Spring lipid they treat the Ady i in their hands. Wore it simply i Espi Rig Tho Case to a court. C Bufis. Of Law should Jde. There c by tribe vib beri6ubibljji3.ctionj Peji if thoth b in Gal cloak lib Cabri is bet to r than of Fatir which is to destroy Trio Over one i and red lives lost Only a h c up a sengers rfcs tied set Jifca Ings aft sea. From the now y irk evening Post. . We Aro Calliel upon to Day to record another awful heart rending disaster at sea similar in Many details to that which Betel Trio ill Fatell steamship Artie and by which More thai Ono Hundred persons met a watery grave or perished miserably of cold and hunger. On saturday. November 1st, the Iron screw steamship Lelyon Ais do Vul duo sailed in in tins port for Havre with thirty of gift angers a Crow consisting of nine by four men. Including Tho of ricers a assorted cargo valued in All at and in to Puci i. On the night of sunday Tho 2d night being very Light ship bearing n. A. Vv., and Distant about 6u Miles Trio ship was run into by an unknown vessel which immediately bore away apparently Wichi it boing much injured b u t i clout offering any assistance to Trio Stea Mer. Be Lyon Ais was struck veil aft and Hor which Wero very Largo immediately filled with water avid wont Down s o As to throw her Bow High in. The air. The utmost confusion prevailed for a Short time on Board the Steamer but order was soon restored and Tho Crew immediately set Airout constructing a the ship was provided a ii two boats two of which inure Hie boats. One of the latter Only has Boon heard from. On monday morning at Day break it was decided that it would to no longer Safo to remain upon tin wreck. About forty Pur sons including passengers wore got on Board Tho i tit did Tho boats were then in tick Hod. Ono of these was broken up in India Joiy and those on Board Olin Breed upon the raft. It is supposed that the raft has gone to till on Board Pensh of but there Sooin to hour that some of them May have icon saved. In another was Tho commander with Somo of the the boat was Well provide Al with provisions compasses it was Tho mention of the Captain to pull for Mui Touk Ijuin. The bout has not yet b Oen heard Vroni. Another Boist contained Tho second mate la Gierc Tho Leeond a Stour and several of Tho Crew and this is Tho Only boat Hoard from so far. Tho list then is saved sixteen missing and probably first one Hundred and six teen. Tho boat in charge of the second mate was without a Compass and Short of water they drifted Abt it for six Only by Uncertain Broz a Saud enduring the most extreme sufferings from cold and of which i to of Tho sailors died. On Iho morning o1 sunday lust Tho survivors wore discovered by Tho Bremen bark Lmae capt. and in Tho after noon they wore ill taken on Board of that vessel Whon e was Clorie to make them comfortable. Tho next Day they Wero transit Eiru-1 to Tho Hamburg bark utilise capt. Is Ehson bound for this where they arrived to miss burst in jun0l Aid in Isoo and was regard i As a vory St lunch cd she was built with Rivo tents and it she would Lioata As Long Avan y to p Oft pm should remain intact. has been runuiu., in Tho line since its Apu months Agov Bobre her Hist voyage she one up Brt the Ali Aiice Djoko Liei prop Ollu overhauled and Puih. Thorough lepus valued Jun a Aid to Imp , principally in Inco lose is or. Albeit sum uni a by oth e r of Hon. Charles sum Iii who has resided for some years past at Newport i he is of wealth and stupid ing of the tastes did of his Kin dred. It in i singular brother of or. Sumner hoi a Joung j of great premise lost his Limo by draw Elizabeth on fire Island in i860, on a Liili occasion Margaret Fuller husband and chill also Steerage passengers but two Arp Recap up with the Crow ii umber 132 suns of whom living. Tho run to Lavu orb states that there a crimean Soldier and medal. To says been at Sevastopol than in his f Trio Sull Brinig of those Munfort Ansite Nimy. Be imagined at ire Likely to a. Recover but their limbs Aro Swol Ienir the ladies suffered bore up fortitude for hich Theroi. Are so. Distinguished in the real Dangora sews of Tho other boats and Tho raft 5a anxiously expected there wore 5 two months provisions on Board Tao and if it has not gone to pieces it May have Roeii saved. Captain Sharpe of the Steamer Vigo. States that his vessel must Bare been in the Vicinity on Tho night of Tho that he experienced a very rough Soa with Strong gales from the North West the offices of Tho French Consul messes. In. De. Poirer co., agents of the thronged this morning with Tho friends of to obtain some tidings to Hope upon. The of the Crew a re still on Board the bark Eliso which licit in Tho North liver. They Are generally doing Woll thou i exhausted and their foot badly swollen. To s dodging a Dun. Some can scent a Dun at Ary distauro and can Dodge him effectively 11 is a Knack acquired by Long experience. If the however by his experience Imp Voikos pert the Dunne stands a slim Chance escape. To heard a Story the other Day of old or. G. Of Portsmouth which is to Thespo into As regards Amateur Dunning there a wide the Tho or. G. Was a Man of great integrity Worth and his business habits were on Tho Square exacting everything that own and paying every Man due. Hold a note against a gentleman of Hamp. Ton for some considerable a and whenever to met him the Doc Tor. Was ready. Note in hand for instal Mene. It became at last an agonizing dread with Tho debtor about meeting the particularly at the time when troubled with a disease known As the Over he rant him. Tho doctor s d in anticipated the debtor s ipod Eliout his pocket Book and frequent Wero made with out Sooing the note at All he knew that Tho doctor was honest and that it would be All right arid several pay Monts Wero blindly a great dearth of fund Iii t to Jinni pro shy of the doctor and through Tho town his Oyes wandered in Ell direct ions to catch a glimpse of his dread and. Avoid him if possible. To succeeded for a and out Genera led the. Man Steral times. But Fate does not Altaj Bravo and Tho doctor from a Ili Stant Posi .Ion saw his victim tie his Horre and enter a store. Lie made All Tho could and entered the store jigs t As the debtor. Dodged behind a Rice i see or. Asked the to did come in Here the shop. Keeper by t to has gone the doctor said he was in no could wait As Well As not he horse r at the door and thought he would be Back before Long. The Man remained Tho old doctor waited a Long twin of at last to went out. Shortly f tar or. Self went was just stepping Opont his Wagon when die doctor Hini from the Well Fabii no cedi to Dodge to any More. Been paid up these six months arid trying to that i Mig you Back Tyrenty Doharis that you overpaid to or Kong ecu in 1 Carrjr. F i m so i in at Tho close of Jast. Days i or Roance was Tho on Trio which has a world , and at that time afforded go Isip for All n to met within Many Miles As of the Vilin g of to can do Abarm in refer-1 ing to Tho circus Meta Rico. In Tho a voicing Tho lady of or Diirr Tho j. Loud lapping and o 3ening it my p Uumo with f Tigue handed her a Bibo giving thit his hoi Seal ran away arid to must look after his wife who was1 in doubt hut t off he started running As testis to could and that was Thomast huh saw of him in uncovering Tho Baba a letter dropped from it. Dross toll ing How much its Mother it but that1 g u c 11 away a i eat clothes Woie Ileo wrapped up v Ith it the supposition va0 that the child hid been Eft their under the Impi Essieu tha in the a Sonco of Otho children this Ono would to Welcome at Hist thei Sposith not with Little Favori but As passed a Tho care of Tho child bog it an merest which gradually sting therod into affection a Tine id opted it Tho f Emilj looked upon it with pain Tel Devotion and a few weeks Tinee when it sickened and died ther3swere Ner to the 3s3 lady Byron Tho widow of the poet ins contributed Sterling to Relief of the sufferers in Kansis str Nevei Sot yourself up at just because you Bare Drums in Jour of nor behave yourself a go Holt Causo you have a Pupil in Piggy on amal u of greater Piggy Etsu

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