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Elyria Independent Democrat (Newspaper) - October 27, 1875, Elyria, OhioTo. Q. Editor. Dnz8day. Sold. Ore than eleven per cent of the riving Solc Uera of 1812 died last the National thanksgiving Day. In accordance with a practice at once Wise and Beautiful we have been accustomed As the year i9 drawing to a close to devote an occasion to tie thanks to Ali Iglitz troll for Trie ceaseless and distinguished a Post there is an Institute Len in new York City that styles itself Catholic female sacred heir to which owns about fifty acres of land the Cit Enver Colorado is to to made the a quarters of a now military de Parent. He he publican 9 elected about of the members of the Colorado convention. Be present population of washing territory 36.000, an increase of in Sqq during the last two years to neral Garfield on the opening of Igrec move to repeal the Law Remlong the postage on newspapers t is believed that Gen. Belknap of the has the cd for the vacant Iowa senator ship. K St. Louis woman professes of now a tonally Twenty two women who be become Bald by wearing ponders heaps of false hair rhe oldest person born on the Westi Reserve now living is said to be ram Fowler of 3tunson, Beauga unto aged 76. The prohibition candidate for Govnor of Ohio received votes of Holcli in inner Delaware county gave 1. The officers of the coast Survey a weather signal on the Summit of mount Shasta California Iet above the level of the sea. A Farmer named Jacobs has been convicted at Joilet Illinois of wife murder. He evidence was circumstantial but sry Strong. It is related that the Post office department has no desire to discontinue in fast mail trains hut the Railroad ten Are showing signs of weakening. Saturday evening a t Uniontown pa., Ames Twyatt a noted hotel clerk shot and dangerously wounded his brother William. The Ball entered the left Eye. Seventy one head of Short Horn Catte were bold at Winchester ky., on be 23d, for an aggregate of to fancy prices were paid. A balloonist named Atchison fell several Hundred by the burning of his balloon at Owensboro ky., saturday and will probably die from his injuries. For Twenty three years sewing has Een taught in the Public schools of tog ton and now some one has found it that it a illegal and must be stopped. Non payment of taxes in Mats Schuetts disfranchised the delinquents. In Soston names have been dropped from the voting list for failing to up. The losses to the first National Bank of Tiffin through the operations of its cashier Hess who lately committed suicide will amount to about one Hundred thousand dollars. Preparations for the inauguration of gov. Hayes which takes place Early in. January lire already in Progress the display w ill probably be the finest Ever seen at Columbus. Ben Boyd and wife noted counterfeiters have been arrested at Fulton ills., and a Large amount of counterfeiting apparatus and bogus currency seized. A trapeze performer named Onzolo in making a flying leap at the National theater in Cincinnati Tenclay night missed the bar and fell to the stage a distance of Twenty feet injuring himself severely if not fatally. In Washington City saturday a Man named up Hin poured kerosene Oil on a rat which he had caught set it on fire and let the suffering animal Loose on the Street to Burn slowly to death. He was arrested and fined Twenty dollars and costs. A gentleman of Winona mlnn., was married last week and set out at once for Home. On arriving there in unpacking a Valise he handed a pistol to his wife and while in her hands it was accidentally discharged. The Ball struck her husband in the Hend causing his death. Atthe Waco Texas Fuir saturday b. A. Ford Rode sixty Miles in two hours and forty nine minutes the fastest time on record by five minutes after dismounting fort two horses. He made the last mile in two minutes and seven seconds. He Rode common Texas horses. A Binghampton dispatch says that a party of six persons were bathing on the Suauu Elminah River at in Ardllla Day before yesterday the boat a pct and All were participated into the water. 3iaurice Goodrich and wife of Worcester n. Y., and or. Morehouse and wife of Unadilla were drowned. The suspension Bridge spanning the Ohio River at Cincinnati is fast becoming As famous is the London Bridge Over the thames for off this mortal Coll. Suicides by Tho frightful leap into the River Are frequent. The latest was on wednesday when a Mac threw himself from the Bridge and was picked up by a boat a moment later in the last gasp of death. A Connecticut Yankee whose father doubtless bold base Wood hams and Maple Nutmeg took the first Premium on Barley at his county fair the other Day. The grains were so Large and plump that every other exhibitor was compelled to hide Hla diminished head. It afterwards leaked out that the unusual size of the owing to their having been judiciously soaked in water before being exhibited. The dwelling House occupied by Fred Feck and family situated on the Corner of Crawford and Beers Road and o Connor Avenue in Cleveland took at ten o clock Friday morning and totally a child night told we burned to death. A the remains were taken for tits the burning embers. A girl six old Wai badly burned about the half years old wow no about the eyes. The leather of All mercies full reason to it renew our thanks to almighty god for favors bestowed upon us during the past year. By his continuing mercy civil and religious Liberty have been maintained peace has reigned within oar Borders labor and Enterprise have produced their merited rewards and to his watchful Providence we Are indebted for Security from pestilence and other National calamity. Apart from National blessings each individual among us has occasion to thoughtfully recall and devoutly recognize the flavors and Protection which he has enjoyed. Now therefore i Ulysses s. Grant president of the United states do recommend that on thursday the 2pth Day of november the people of the United states abstaining from All secular persits and from their accustomed vocations do assemble in their respective places of worship and in each form As May seem incas appropriate in their own hearts Otter to almighty god their acknowledgements and thanks for All his mercies and their Humble prayers for a continuance 01 his divine favor. La witness thereof i have Hereunto set my hand and caused the Seal of the United states to be affixed. Done at Washington this 27th Day of october in the year of our lord one thousand eight Hundred and seventy five and of the Independence of the United states the one Huldreth. U. Grant. By the president. Fish Secretary of state. But take it for Law is different of the Democrat which is _ a _ need not Vii a tour very Small portion get the source irom whence they Are derived and Tho extent of Pur obligations to we have Young is again in custody for contempt of court in not paying his Ann Eliza the Almony adjudged her. Tyhon. Charles Foster representative in the 18th District has requested the people of Norwalk to hold an election to decide who shall fill the vacancy of Post master which will soon occur in the Post office there. Of it was Oveci pied for Seminary purposes. U he land was out up into business lots years ago and held for the expected appreciation in value As the City grew up around until recently the whole was Cint under the general stat site of the state. Recently the authorities have Sot off it out seven acres As belonging to the Seminary and put the remainder upon the duplicate for taxation at a value of action set the whole inf Guetice of r of e a tvs Bra to secure Relief from this terrible Burden and the matter is now agitating the courts and the people in a manner that will open their eyes to the Folly of our Laws relating to the exemption of Church property in All the states. This is but a tithe of the property that has heretofore escaped taxation in new York City. Tho property owned by Trinity Church is valued at a Hundred million dollars and a Large portion of it is exempt from taxation. Could the people of All the states learn the amount of property thus exempted they would unite in an Earnest Appeal to their Legislatures to give them Relief from the Burden it imposes. It is relic of by gone Ages the Church and state were inseparably connected and when the people were compelled to contribute As much to the support of one As the other. To Hope our Ohio legislature will repeal these obnoxious Laws this Winter and compel All corporations of this kind to taxes the same As individuals do. It is just that they should do so instead of compelling the Public to contribute indirectly to their support As they Are now compelled to. Paper goes to press too Early to give the result of the tuesday s elections. The republicans Are hopeful of gains and there is Good reasons to believe we shall redeem one or two states that went against us last year. Exchanges from All parts of the Northern states report the fall of Snow during the last few Days. Liere was a slight fall of Snow in Washington on sunday. Snow fell throughout the new England states on sunday. Storm last week was very severe in Arkansas and West Tennessee blowing Down houses and doing great damage in various portions of the Mississippi Valey. Much damage was also done to shipping along the new England coast. Secor of the firm of Secor amp co., who was engaged in building All the ironclads during the rebellion and who was president of the Toledo Warsaw amp Peora Railroad died in new York on saturday age 07. Official majorities. The following Are the majorities for the Republican candidates on the state ticket As officially announced by the state Board of canvassers Hayes total vote alien s Hayes majority. Young s majority it. Gov. By the late fir c in Virginia City Nevada Are much larger then at first estimated. It is said that they will now aggregate Over seven million dollars. Thousands of persons Are left without a roof to cover their Heads on the verge of Winter. Dispatches from Southern Kansas report destructive and extensive Prairie fires throughout their Section along the fort Scott Railroad. The fire caught from a locomotive and at last accounts had swept Over Miles of country destroying houses fences and crops. Test Theodore Tilton had Hung behind him a i Ose coloured curtain while lecturing in Chicago on problem of life. When asked by one of the audience what the curtain was for he replied give Light to my countenance. His lecture would have been More interesting if it had been a Black curtain. But would not have satisfied his silly vanity you know. Pension Rolls according to the report of the commissioner now contain names including those of the War of 1812, which number 875. There is a gradual decrease of the number of pensioners without a corresponding decrease in the amount paid owing to the increased rate paid to some and the increase in disability in the Case of Many invalids. The total amount paid for pensions the past fiscal year was who will say that our government has not kept its promises with the soldiers Oody and Sankey have got their revival Meo Tings under full headway in Brooklyn. They go about it in regular mass meeting style first getting the ropes Al-1 Laid by of cussing and preparing the Public for the expected results by the usual preliminary demonstrations. The statement is Rondo that the universalist association in new York at the head of which is Rev. E. H. Chapin asked permission to join in the revival Effort but was promptly refused participation. What change has taken place in the world since the simple and a ostentatious ministry of Christ who rejected nobody who asked the Way of salvation the amendments. It is about time the people to learn something about the Fate of the constitutional amendments which were submitted at the late election. Up to this time we have no definite information concerning them but presume the dog tax amendment was Defeated and possibly the judicial amendment. To secure the adoption of either there must have been very Fly votes cast in their favor he Law requires a majority of All votes cast at the election to carry the amendment. A fruitful commentary on the farming communities where the great Williams auditor Milli Kiti treas r Little att y Gen. Mcllvain sup. Judge. Hutch or b. P. Works Odell prohibition received 2597 votes for governor. The highest prohibition vote Una for Thompson it governor. It is a singular fact that the eighty eight counties in the state were exactly equally divided on the vote for governor Hayes and Allie each receiving a majority in Lorty four counties. The lowest majority was Foi Hayes in Paulding county being Only fourteen. The Pope still supreme. Trio readers of the Democrat will Sei in due time that All we said during the late political Campaign concerning demands of the roman Catholic priest Hood was not merely for political of feet. We Felt that there was danger ii the future and our warning voice was in Earnest. The temporary Check Given to these demands has in no Way discouraged the pliant tools of the pop in pressing them with still greater i or in the future. The evidence of this is seen in the constant iterations of the rights claim cd by the Priesthood one of the mos dangerous of which is the right of tin Church to Rule the state. This is boldly avowed by All True Catholic priest who Are making a Strong Elbrt to bring their Lay members up to the working Point on this Issue. Father Henning of St. Louis recently put Forth his ultimatum. After stating that it is Ali duty of every Catholic to vote for a Catholic candidate for one who is no opposed to the Catholic religion we is not an enemy to the Church and i is the duty of every faithful Catholic t vote against those catholics who a enemies of our Church and of our holy he says Church As we Are All bound to believe As catholics is infallible. So is infallible in Faith she is in Fallabel in something More she is infill ate ii everything in morals a Well As it Faith and it follows that the state can never be absolutely separate from the Church that the declaration of Independence of the state from the Church is simply political atheism. God a appointed the Church As his interpreter in morals and As no state can exis without morality to state can exis separate from the Church. It follow that a Catholic must be a Catholic ii his social in his political life As Wel As in his religious life. The fire fiend Virginia City in Nevada the seat of the richest mining country on the Pacific coast has been visited by a terrible conflagration which destroyed about seven million dollars Worth of property and rendered thousands of people homeless. The following dispatch to one of the san Francisco papers will give some idea of the extent of the calamity the scene during the Progress of the fire is beyond description. The wind blew , driving cinders and flames far in Advance of burning buildings rendering All attempts to Check the fire futile. Giant powder was freely used to blow up buildings and frequent heavy explosions Shook the Earth. The roof of the Catholic Church was blown one Hundred feet into the air leaving the Bare Walls standing. By 8. A. M. The excitement was at its height the streets filled with people teamsters struggling through the fire flouting at presentable Points women shrieking their cried curses of enraged men the Roar of the flames Dull reports of explosion As building after building took fire the heavy thud and crash of falling Walls the snap of bursting Iron bars and doors the howl of the Gale All went to make up a scene of indescribable horror. By 10 a. M. The Virginia hoisting works building and Mill were rapped in flames and soon fell the new Mill then fell. A prey to the fire Whicke swept to within a four rods of the c. Amp c. Hoisting work when Nile West of tins Village scape from a violent death the 27th not. He was driving his team which thought he should not Well was and Toadie. When present longtime Usi shy is. Ono of tie physicians thut attended Spoti him thought est havoc has been made by dogs that the Anil villages generally voted rain until it wag Clos e lie larely to swing hittite of Over he wood1 i Hoke Fortuna Tel i. On the afe when the1 Engi Irei struck. The ions est lifting them from the jars Ink Voth a 1 portion of the strewn the debris along the sides of the rack until nearly Scipp Olstei the depot. Joth horses1 a Verdi killed pm mediately one was carried on cow atelier the other thrown to the West Side of track. By the time or. Fisher could gather upon bin feet after swinging ilm self Over the rack the wreck was this fortunate escape from instant death seemed miraculous and was the cause of much rejoicing. The Oss of horses and Wagon Auml Small when compared with the loss that might have been had iilr., Fisher shared the wreck. Or. Sardine Wadsworth a resident of this place passed is few hours with friends and relatives litre the 28th inst., while in route for St. Louis where to expects to spend. The Winter for. The Benefit of his Haltli his family at present remain in Westfield mass. Or. Samuel Ogden proprietor of the bakery and feed store at this place was United in marriage tie 27th list., to. Miss Fanny 1-Urple, Lite of Columbus. The marriage was Cela Bratch at the residence of or. Amp mrs. Harles Phelps who gave a Largo party in Honor of the occasion. Many wishes for future happiness and Prosperity followed tie newly wedded pair As they set out for to Cir future Home the Orville Tennessee tie same evening of their marriage. October seems a favorite month for weddings judging from the multiplicity of reports reaching us from various quarters. We Hope these rumours May not prove forerunners of another cold frosty Winter. Or. Johnston Morgan Foi user proprietor of the meat Market now owned by c. Morehouse this place Dittl at his Home in Litchfield the 20th inst. His funeral was attended with masonic orders delegations different Points to the last tribute of respect to the departed and extend the Bonds of sympathy to the bereaved ones now travelling through the Vale of sorrow. Or. Bunce an aged resident of this place died on wednesday after a Short illness. It is reported that five funerals were held in Oberlin on monday 20th inst there is no particular disease prevailing different causes combined to produce the mortality Oberlin. A sudden death. The people of this place were startled on saturday. October 23d, by the report that or. Dry Cooper was dead. As near Correct As the facts Are which can now be gathered it seems that a High and tight Fence had Yocun erected within a few Days previous on the lot line Between or. Cooper and or. Or. Cooper s House being within a few feet of the line tie House on the North was almost Cut of by the Fence. Under advice that the height of a Fence was four feet ouly and being Nabla to reduce the Fence to that height by protest or persuasion he proceeded to saw Oft the boards so that the Fence should have Only the prescribed height by statute. This excited the ire of the Vaughan interest and the two Young lads of the family Cassius Scott and Lewis Vaughan came out for the Protection of the Fence As it had been built. Some hard words passed Between the parties and perhaps a scuffle As one report is. However that May be or Cooper warned the Vaughan lad Tole Tissaw alone he being of the Side opposite from where or. Co oper stood hitting it with a stick. The report further is that he came around of the sidewalk to a Point near to and on the same Side with or. Cooper and or. Cooper was engaged in sawing the Fence two Little children of or. Cooper standing near their father one five and the other seven years of age said they saw a Large Ball come and strike their father upon the breast and he instantly fell and died. A Coroner s inquest was held and the decision was that he died from a disturbance of the heart. The hurried manner in which the inquest was held and the time of Day h being after night fall together with some other facts that have come to the surface since seem to throw a Shade of suspicion that the whole of the truth in the matter has not yet been brought to the Light. An examination of the lads was held before Esq. Harris but nothing definite was brought proof xes Row nil Lor. Many is Rei Nainis will de remove to tins place his relatives reside Wijs wife and two sous John now in Kansas but All Dipucci t of Ohio sometime in who of january next. It to sonic that my brother Shoi ill leave his Home and friends Here and go so far West and undergo Tho privations Anil hardships of newly settled country like Kansas w Hen he left which was two years ago last his oldest son John was then on farm of 1go acres which Liis father had previously bought for him. His to go out and spend the is Uzuner with. John., to help to encourage him what lie could and return to in Ohio in the fall. The climate seemed to a Reo with him better than this and during the sum he found a farm of 100 acres 50 acres under cultivation Good buildings water Liat lie thought was very Low in lie he i int this farm designing u second son and thought they would mover on to it for a Little Lino. They did so and lived there one year and a half. Before his sickness he was making arrangements to return to Ohio this Winter and give the fair to his son and his two oldest boys would be pleasantly situated there and not a great Way apart lie thought that land was top High in this country get them Good farms hero. There Are some Good tilings about Kansas bub i think there Are fully As Many drawbacks As in other Prau to countries. It was very dry when i was there. Streams were Low Nuny of the Farmers were afraid there would be Scarcity b f water for their Stock. Crops were Good and will be a great Relief to the inhabitants. Perhaps no state in Trio Union has produced a More Alivn diet Corn crop this rear than Kansas. K. Resolution. By the teachers of the baptists. S., Elyria. By a vote of Tho teachers monday eve., oct. Lith the following Resolution was adopted resolved that who Rons Lisa Ciu Tor 1ms Saccu lit to i eign her Posu iou us superintendent 01 our Sabbath school Woas associate Lubov tirs express to her our a Curt and Slu orc thanks Tor the 1 Ait lil no and Ella Cienci Surv cd she Liisi i a mired Anil it is our. Earnest dus Iru that in the 1 May still work together i Riiho advancement of the Causo of Christ. Of the wind turned the flames arid carried them to the Ophir works which soon fell in the Shaft the timbers caught fire but extinguished -11. Rel nou . By 11 the Rural a flier fury wind , against them and they were Uvey family 113 de. Ii. J. Death of Turner West. The following account of the death of Turner who was Well known to Many of on readers is copied Why request from Tho Enterprise or. Edward returned from Kansas on thursday october 14, and furnishes us the following particulars of his brother Turner West s sickness and death about three weeks before he died he went into the Corn Field about ten rods from his to see How they were getting along cutting Corn and to help them for a Little while. He had not been at work More than five minutes when he caught one foot under a Corn stalk that ran out some two feet from the Hill and four or six inches above the ground Aud was made fast at both ends. This fastened his foot and lie fell with his whole weight upon a Sharp Corn stubble in the next Row. This fall Hurt him very much so that he was unable to get up without help and it was with great difficulty that be could speak. They helped him to the House and he recovered somewhat from the fall and thought he should get Yirrell was around the House arid out of doors some of the time until the saturday morning be via on. In common will every others we have file it Lively. Interest in the investigation which Iju. Ayr ims be making to discover Ilic utilises of i Kiln Rte of the Lair and Pru Vidu u remedy. His reseal Chus Are said 10 have Bun much More thorough und Hun any Ever mail before. Thu result is now before us Uliuli a tic ainu of Aviivii a Urilt Vitou have Given it trial and Wilh Lull Lii Illaci Ion. equals our must la voluble . Our Grey hairs have Diu Ciui d. Or Reimt u la Weir color and a visible crop of of i Silken hair Hue started on it part of the Sculp which was to tirely Bald. Democrat the blood is the life of itto Roomy. Xii 23. Tie blood the source from which the so Stein is Buill up and from which we derive our menial us Well As physical capabilities Liow important but it should be kept pure ii it co Illions Vilfry i Esu ring poisons till organic functions Bojc my enl . Shilling upon import ant Oft Antje As the lories liver and kid nov the etl act is Lisa struts. Hence it behoves All to keep la Weir blood in a perfectly lie Alliy you Ilion and More especially does third apply Al this Niculai season of the year Ilia it any other. No Mallei what the us filing May be uie real cause of a Large proportion of All diseases is bad blood. Now or. Fierce does not wish to Luce his Golden medical discovery in the catalogue of quack opulent nostrums by recommending it to cure every disease nor dots he so recommend it on the contrary Herh Are hundreds of diseases that be acknowledges it will not cure but what does claim is thi.-, that there is but one form of blood disease that it will not cure and that disease is cancer. He does not recommend Bis discovery for disease yet he knows it 10 be the most searching blood Cleanser yet discovered and hint it will free Ibe blood and system of All Oiler blood poisons they animal vegetable or Mineral. The Golden medical discovery is warranted by Bias to care the worst forms of Ekin diseases As nil forms of blotches pimples and Limpi ions also All glandular swellings and the worst form of Sero filous and ulcerated sores of the neck legs or other and All so Romulous diseases of the Bones As White swellings fever sores hip joint and spinal oases nil of which to so Romulous diseases. Confirmed hip joint disease cured. W. Grove station Iowa. Do. Pie Kab Bull Ulo. N. A Dick sit my wife first became Lamn Niue yearn ago. Swellings would Oppi stand disappear on her hip and she waa g becoming reduced and her whole system Rotten with disease. In 1871, a swelling broke on her lip. Discharging quantities and since that limn Thorn Are several openings. Have had five doctors at an expense of who say will do any Rood bul in Surg dual operation. July 17, is73, lie writes thus my wife has certainly received a great Benuit form tie of you discovery by she Stid to gut of flu bed. And was not expected to live a week when commenced using it try Urago. She bus been Doiny most of her work for Over fix months. Has used Twenty bottles and still using in. Her recovery is consid i Edas almost a Miracle and we attribute i All to the use of your valuable i can cheerfully recommend ii As n blood purifier and strength restorer. J. M. Johnson Golden medical discovery is sold by druggists. Large Stock of cloaks and
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