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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Ashtabula weekly telegraph. — 2 November 1861

it Yj;i:i;i7 VOLUME XL NO 44.U ASHTABULA, 0., SATURDAY MORNING. NEmJ SO 'lnAavanco;' WH01E NUMBEIi 619. '! TERMS OF aVBSCniPTIOS. two Dollar! for aBOum. If tl -trletij In tonne 1 M. ADVERTISING, nmnqnirtnmtiiik I Ml Two nqmni throemoa. $ I to, On square three weeks t 00 two squares ei t 00 On square three mol. 1 NJ two square ono jeer 00 On square si tin. , 4 00 rour aqueree one Tear It 00 On aquixr ono roan t 00 blf oolumn on oof 26 M Daitnea Card of not oeet ell linn pot t 00 Twolro line or Im of tlil tit lottor mak square. Obttuare Nottew ofmor than St tines, unless of general I aterat,will tie inserted tthenie rat eae i ""job fhirtiso. of eterr description attended to on eall. Id Um aooet tasteful manner. BUSINESS DIRECTORY. FAHMERt' BANK OF AIIITABl'LAi ) 'ICft HOLRS Trout A. K. to 12 M. ood rrom 1 to S P. . V t ? "'. Fhygieinno. t)R. J.i C. HUBBARD, Ashtabula, O. 61 DR. M. KINGSLKY. Homeopathist, Kings ill. O. Having had several year Mperlenoo, he feels himself competent to gi...

Publication Title: Ashtabula Weekly Telegraph
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Ashtabula weekly telegraph. — 2 November 1861

WEEKLY TELEGRAM, ASH TABULAt Saturday Morning, November 2", 1861. Tnt Fight at Kihjtit, uhlvh catna off under Gen, Kelley, who, it will b rrwt lccicd was severely wounded "at riillli,p'. eppeara.to bare bce quite a tpiriirJ flir. KUy'a force consist td of 2,500 roch-i-iwo Ohio rcgiiiienta, C companies of the 7th Ya. coo axwipany of the 8o. two of eaTalrr. end llirw p.om of artillery. He met tl enc niy's out posts ill miles from the town and drore thfoi.in. The fighting was nearly afl dona with tho arliUer on both rules. Tha enemy is climated at 2,000. Tbey lied a rifled cannon, which was well worked, lot tbrt on' iucrccded la killing one,' and ounjinir 6to of onr moil. The rebel loss was much greater in killed and wounded. Tber were routed, a number taken prison era, besidee the capturing of tbree cannon and all the enemy's ramp rqrripeg e and wag ons. The rebels retreated towards Win chester. , ' ' 1 The Edwards' Ferry Fight. The upper Potomac seems lobo the thea tcr for the displa...

Publication Title: Ashtabula Weekly Telegraph
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Ashtabula weekly telegraph. — 2 November 1861

WEEKLY TELEGRAPH. BY JAMES REED. LOCAL AND MISCELLANEOUS. The Buhkf.m of our vilago is raoch in advance of t lie fear of our citizen. So far from Any tiling like stagnation, our mer chant are busy running of considerable stocks ofgoouN, k the favorable, disappoint ment following the misgivings end appre hensions under which they labored when these stocks were purchased, begeta a cheer, fulness and confidence qniio pleasant to witness. Somo of onr haberdashers are evert making their second trip east. The younger IIerrick, for instance, started for New York lust week, to hj in additional supplies the belter to meet the unexpected activity of tho season. The announce ment of these new good?, were uro reqnested to say, will 1e mdo next week. The editor of the Eepnttcr is Indulging in a deal of hyperbole and tall talking a- boat sundry specimen, sent to his den, of the pumpkin tribe, the most astounding and nmnioih-hke of the lot weighing 73 lbs, all told 1 If thut is the best they can d...

Publication Title: Ashtabula Weekly Telegraph
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Ashtabula weekly telegraph. — 2 November 1861

From the American Agriculturist. From the American Agriculturist. Greenwood Cemetery. If any of.ouf readers ; Visiting tho City thU Fall have a arl of a day to spare,'; wo 'advise them to upend it in a jnunt to Greenwood Cemetry. Crossing the ferry to lJrooklyn.the horse-enrs take you within a few steps of tho Cemetery gate, for five cents If Jou aTe, trong-footod-and have plenty or time, you can traverse much of the ground on foot otherwise, it wntl h better to take a carnage (A carriage for four persons or fe99, can usually be engaged at the gate to go through the princi pal drives, spending an hour and a half, or so, for one dollar, ir the time and price be agreed upon be fore starting. - , . ; About three hundred and ninety acre9, we believe, are now owned by the Company, and nearly every square ' rod is kept under careful cultivation. It is said to be the laro-eet establishment of the kind ia thid country or in Lurope. --- . - . . . Many of tho ' or.gnal forest trees and shrubs...

Publication Title: Ashtabula Weekly Telegraph
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Ashtabula weekly telegraph. — 9 November 1861

I'M .1 f , .v. o a,- , , e r.r.r.-ff. 'Sy tTctm-Qs , Reed. IndQpendeiit m a,il tlaing-e. f 1 a 1 . k 1 "LM r I . f t 1 . I j " :" : ; , i j . '. ;;' - ' i'.TOLTJME XI. NO. 45. ASHTABULA, P., SATURDAY M0ENIN&. KOYEtlBER 9, 18G1. H VIIOLENUMEia i,.' TKIIMI OF t'BSCRlPtlOJf. Tire Dollar! per natm, If pld a m. li) n ndrun $1 ' AUTEHTIinO. One eqoare ont week IA Two n,nre thro mot. t 1 tjnewiuare three fMkl 1 00 two an it are ell Bin. I On nur three tnol. 2 SO two iiarea on year S Ont eriuare alt mo. 4 f0 four enuaretone year li On eciuar on year ' 6 00 half column on year So ButtiMM Card of not overall IImi ft year Twelve line or loaof thl ts letter ana a qnare. v Obituary Kotlf of mora than At line, anient of (enaral ) atreat,Ul be tnaartad at the Barn rata aar ' .'. . JOB PRIWTIHal of a Tory deaeriptiea attended to an sail. In the moat tasteful BUSINESS DIRECTORY. rAfeiuuis: BASK Of A8IITAUVLA. Oh KICK HOCK From A. M. to 1U M. aoil From 1 to S P. at. Fhyetelam. DR. J. C, HUBBARD, ...

Publication Title: Ashtabula Weekly Telegraph
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Ashtabula weekly telegraph. — 9 November 1861

WEEKLY TELEGRAPH. ASHTABULA; Saturday Morning, November 8, 186T. RESIGNATION OF GEN. SCOTT. Gen. McClellan Placed in Command. The Old Veteran, General Scott, bo. on eccount of age and fufl.nii'ies reigned his position of lender of the American Arm. Tho following leUert d otber Procecdi"S will show the steps by which '" 'su,t wss brooffht .bout. Gen. Scott', letlcr was received by 'ho Prc.-ddcnt on Thursd.iv afternoon the 31st i HEADQUARTERS OF THE ARMY, WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 1861. T flew, i Ceee , Sttrclmrf if fler i "Sib : For more lhau three years I have hten onsllo from a hnrl to moui.t a horse, or to walk more than a few paces at a time, anil that with much pain. Other and new iufimitici", drops- and vertigo, admonish me that repose of iniud and body with tho sp uliauces of sunrory and medicine are licet: tarv to add a little more to a lifo already protracted much bejond the usual span of wan. It is ondertuch circumstance, mnde Uonbly pniuful by the nnnatural and ni.jnst in th Sn...

Publication Title: Ashtabula Weekly Telegraph
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Ashtabula weekly telegraph. — 9 November 1861

WEEKLY TELEGRAPH. BY JAMES REED. LOCAL AND MISCELLANEOUS. Donatio Visit. Tbe friends of the Re. Char mm Morton trill rnnko bJm a donation visit at till residence on Prospect street, on the adernoon end ovening of Thursday, Not. Mtb. All ere rcapoeofi'.ly Invited to be presto., x Tnt oLDiKR'e Aid 8ocirTT will bold its weekly pipeline; oa Monday Evening Nor. 10, in e room ovtr . Smith k Gilkey'i store. All' re invited I gentlemen especially, as "swifts" will be In greet demand. 1 Contributions may be left with tbe Treasurer. Mrs. S. B. IIcuikrt, Main street, SARA M. SCHOONMAKER, Sec'y. -Tlia ollasion to our squash lust week was lo the wey of fact rather than exnltallon, nd we trust our Reporter friends will take it, k.ndiy,as it was intended. We had no in- tontiootif denyiiifr that they were "some pumpkins," end were blissfully ignorant of . their sensitiveness on the u' ject. If they will pot iuiist .too rigorously that this first ; cff nse "1ih1I bear it comroent,w we will bind our....

Publication Title: Ashtabula Weekly Telegraph
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Ashtabula weekly telegraph. — 9 November 1861

AMuAtT0N.-Th8 r . I i following SPePEN'OKft' caia Ji t)f ua'K vbat U met with owa- .!oDftlly-l4'"l,y enon8h l, ? U roiiI with 1. tliotijht of iircnwittrc lortHl, and to g'rd "S"'" .ib?1j t)rrmV Yet, notwiib!fH'r,n fueh''amnith-"-'. tut mft'iof.luiance, h ieMmn' .tance do not v quire i-, c ' "!,"'lM mst ill remains i (ndcecnl host e to 1 bit loved fr. 8 nut. wi the grave .ami out l ft ihu uo ,cti(Is. titioer .. ...,,ili Ima not .lc . ... . tw,nr nf tlll'II IlO-tC fly 1 liour.., Viem- ,!,, .Ut.if.-.W'J iKe.loveofonl on ealtMh. ve..-yl.l'o'"ng.v.KO morlnfronwiii MiKoienl , ia,0j cod tiftcr tl.e breath rlial. lisveJcft ll.em, before- coui- ED. TEL. Recently a little girl, daugl.ter of Mr.' Wilson, of Syracuse M, V, n mm n severe iet-r, ir.. twasssi.n.ii i,ni,p nml Jd S aSrd cold the body wa not stiff, ,but as limber'nain life; livery ymP- tknt r J jinn th. nnd so the XOIli was ui'iv vv.r.., . - , jr.m.ii,' rirMifivcd. ' " Arrangements j . " i i,lo t in hndv.was wasntu i ,.ir.ilwfl in it...

Publication Title: Ashtabula Weekly Telegraph
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Ashtabula weekly telegraph. — 16 November 1861

WlEiEl I ! . I - i- -I - III V- It ' -t - -,.rf . - ! 1'. , : -.J-i-l. ' ' aw. - i .t. ., -M ' : VOLUME XI. NO. 40. C-U -' J-'JJ 1 ! J 1 (; ..; .fit ' I ' I" r, ASHTABULA; P., SATUIiDAY M0BN1HG. ' NOVEMBER 10, ISCiL ; . independent in ctll things. ...,.,- j":;;; -1 - -f f f ' I' ' " Ml' 4 .i ! .() , , r:li ;,; 'i: . . U:M ! - WHOLE : IVUMBEB ' ).. -V -, TER1II OP IVBICRIPTIOS. Two Dollar par annum. If paid tilctly Id Adrauc ft 80. ' ? AtovRRTMiwo. ' ' Vln sonar on work $ M I Two en,nre threamoa. $ t ftn . vm oifuorotarM wmk i oil Vm equal thn moo. 2 M Oao aquwo U no. 4 00 Xno aquar n far 4 00 I iwooqaaraa ail moa. t no two aquarea on raar 00 I 00 M O0 8 0 roar aquarea nna rear I hair oolamwon raar aalnaaa Card of not otct lit tinea jwr rut . Twain Una or last of thlt aU latter anak a aquar. . OMtaary Notloaa of more than In linoa, auloMOf ftmmi tatraat,wiUb Inaortad at tli aamo rata aaro . JOB PRIKTINQ. ' ' farary daaerlptlon attondrd to on call. In tha moatUiUM BUSINESS DIRECTORY. ...

Publication Title: Ashtabula Weekly Telegraph
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Ashtabula weekly telegraph. — 16 November 1861

A7EEKLY TELEGRAPH! A 8 IITAJJU LA i Saturday Rornlog; Hovember 18, 1861. Late official advices from Enrop repre seat that tht fcnmor abroad U more aospl cIom and (racioas to reference to Amerl . ta affairsthat the greet heart of Europe fo Imbued with growing confidence, and ibo portentous cloud which evcrj now and then btng around and impart such a forbidding expression to ill countenance, and carry such a chilling actuation to the vitals of Uncle Samuel, wcr pretty mucb dispelled when the ioit aaxioua look waa taken. This bcwi ia quite comforting, and will, do doubt encourage a little freedom of respiration, anlll tome new moo alia indicated by those freakish feature. . It aeemi by these pre ent advices "that the belief in the restore- ration of the Union is strengthening, and increased confidence in the ability of the administration to re establish its authority, is gaining ground-that the mws from Eng land is especially gratifying. Jehny Bull, in other words, baa yielded to a tem...

Publication Title: Ashtabula Weekly Telegraph
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Ashtabula weekly telegraph. — 16 November 1861

WEEKLY TELEGRAPH. BY JAMES REED. LOCAL AND MISCELLANEOUS. Farwkrahd Mconiittci' Association. The Efceeulire Board Will meet at Judge Fat (U't office on Saturday No?. 23d, at 2 r. M. j'Tremluxs on Field Crop! will then be award ed.'atid the proper stetemont ihoald be furnish- C. G. CALEINS, Secretary. Tub La dim or tub 8oi.dur' Aid Socirtt, re reqnested to meet on Saturday at 2 o'clock, t Templar. Hall, to transact business of Im parlance pertaining to the welfare of the soci-ti'j S 11 order of tbe Ladies, ""H't 1 " L " VTiixKiJiTio. Tbe arrangments for re ligions sorrices on thanksgiving day, are aa tyaafcl on tbe anion plan. Tbe gathering will be at tbe osoal boor for that doyt at tbe Methodist Church, and the sermon will be s ly the pastor, Re?. D. Smith. From Mr. Smith' well-known soundness of views on tbe leading question of tbe day, and his , Louesty and steadiness of purpose, in ad--dition to bis admitted ability, eucourago Hie, trust that bis effort on t hot occasion will be ...

Publication Title: Ashtabula Weekly Telegraph
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Ashtabula weekly telegraph. — 16 November 1861

Unkindness in the Household. There U much more misery thrown into the cup of life by .fa wnMi'M. nnkindncs than wo- might it first suppose. In thinking of the evils endured by society lrom the malc-vioen passions of indi viduals, we aro apt to enumerate only tho more dreadful instances of crime J but what aro tho few mnrflM-' wuc unhappily pollute the' soil of this Christian land--whitVwo ask, is the suffering they occasion what tlieidcmornlizing tendency, when compared t with the tlaily effusions o! jll-hunior which sadden, may we not fear, many thousand homes ? We be lieve that an incalculably greater number aro burred to the grave by. habitual unkindnesS than by sudden violence; the slow poison of churlishness and neglect is, of all po'rsonstho most destructive. If this is true, we w ant a new de finition for the, most, flagrant of all crimesj a definition which shall lea ve out the element of time, and call those actions the same, e qnaHy censured by the righteous government of ...

Publication Title: Ashtabula Weekly Telegraph
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Ashtabula weekly telegraph. — 23 November 1861

LA WEEIEY " """ " ' """"1 " " " " " "f'Tf ' " " ' """ ' t . M 11 aft. U 1 11 II I . I 1 J ft J 33y ' James IFLeecl. YOLUME XI. NO' 47. ASIITABULA, 0., SATURDAY MORNING. N0YEJ1MR 23, 1801. Independent in. cll tilings. Si SO iix Aavanco. ft J-ria,if .rq . . - TERMS OF BUngcniPTIOJf. S Dellars per UDna, If paid ,ti Icli; I advance (1 0. ADVKIlTlSlNCl. Oha n,nar on trer-r t (In line square three eek 1 00 tlna srittsr three mm. 2 W One square nit mos. 4 00 One equar one vr-er. 00 tvr n squares th res mns. $ 2 An two equai-aa nix mns. A 00 trn sqnares one year S 00 font sqnarea an year 1 2 00 hlf column on rear 2 00 Dm loom Card of not over six lines per year a 00 Twelve llnee or Us of thin sis letter make a eqnare. Obituar Tfntlfea of more than Ave lines, unless of (r-neral ineis, mi no inseTien ai me Mine rule asre " - job pnusTifltot ferrjr deaerlpUon alleudcd to onoaU, In the moat tasteful BUSINESS DIRECTORY. FARJJircitS' BANK OK ASHTABULA. 1 '-' IIKUCK HOI.UH Prom 9 A. M. to 111 M. a...

Publication Title: Ashtabula Weekly Telegraph
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Ashtabula weekly telegraph. — 23 November 1861

Ct. A we f "etl lor-g the people came out to e os and tvery whera cries of normh for the Upton" and "Yuu'r after Old ZolIicuOVr" greeted us, while the ladies waved their handkerchiefs and tho negroes testified tlieir approbation of our undertak er, by sundry "Yah Yab's" and cries of "give old Zollieoffuf shocks." ' Wt encamp e l tht first night about two miles fo little town called Crab Orchard, and lo-the, rooming again started on the road for oar Virginia destination. The evening of the econd day we CPed la M. Yernon.about tl miles from Wild Cat, and at 6 T. M. .rtcrondin daf wt camp. " B, Rock Carlo River- Tbcra we found the most wra.rk'alUe spring that trer issued from the round. It II about 30 feet across It, aud dischsrges more than 150 barrels per minuto of the purest water I ever saw. Said Sorirz bubbles out of the gronud and has ever appearence of a huge pot of water iu the highest state ofebulltion. At 1 T. M. of Friday Oct. 25 we hitched Bfl end at t P. M. we found c-nrse...

Publication Title: Ashtabula Weekly Telegraph
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Ashtabula weekly telegraph. — 23 November 1861

WEEKLY TELEGRAPH. BY JAMES REED. LOCAL AND MISCELLANEOUS. AcknowUixik.int. The members of St. Joseph's Catholio Church retorn their tbsulu to tlia citizens of Ashtabula for their Terr liberal donations and pretence at their lata feHtlral. Also for many farors heretofore receircd. . A Card. ' Mr. Editor Please allow me, throngh the Telegraph, to eipresi ray gratitude to tba ladies, gentlemeo aud children of Ash teliuln and Tlclniiy, for their very liberal Donat ion of laH week. The numerous at . tendance and the friendly feeling manifest ed, made it an occasion of deep interest, long to be remembered by myself and fam - all be C. MORTON. Onr friend Abbott, of the Painesil!e Telegraph has been selling out, and retires from the editorial tripod, passing the Tdegrapb over to Mr. J. II. Merrill, who has Tor serial years been connected with the office as foreman. Though we may en tertain a lugubrious thought of thoso on feelinjr (tinges he has heretofore made at ns, wo shall part with him...

Publication Title: Ashtabula Weekly Telegraph
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Ashtabula weekly telegraph. — 23 November 1861

The Flag we Love. T?r,1,rrt CJ. Winthrop, .n lion aeP. of Senator wiiaon, lowing beautiiul, mDuuj iu hi. speech 6n the occuBionof pre.- icntiuc a banner w.mo . " our Sir, 1 must detain you no long cr I have said enough, and more than enoucu .i.u...v. :im , . ;a nnw commit- in Khich this flag ted to yoilt Charge. It w e tional ensign j pure ..and I ""P0; n nr-hearts at mis 11111 I I I KW w--- moment, as we mi n udiee no other -star of hope up on the storm clouds, which rolls and rattles above it, save that fleeted from its own radiant hues- dearer, a thousand fold dearer to us all, than it ever was before, whi e gilded by the sunshine of prosperity, and play ing with the zephyrs of peace. It will speak for itself far more eloquently than I can speak it Behold it ! Listen to it I Ev ery star has a tongue, every stripe is articulate, There is no lang uage or speech where their voice are not heard. There's magic the web of it. It has an answer fnr Rvrv nuestion of duty. . It n solution ...

Publication Title: Ashtabula Weekly Telegraph
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Ohio, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Ashtabula weekly telegraph. — 30 November 1861

TIB 1 11 , t v. Ji o - A TV TV flf , A W E I . TilPf.POS) A in,"':. m m am & ar mm mm w a a a a maam bt a a? a - ....... ' . . at a. w i . at at ..m & at 4 mm mm vaw m w m m m mmw . m. t 3 m mm mm m mm mm mjm mm m mm mm m m m m 1 ma m m mm m m w, w m mm m m u. . a ei 1 ar t I'm! . mmmmmm-- , m IBy James HFLeecl. VOLUME 1007487 ASHTABULA, 0., SATURDAY HOMING. NOVEMBER 30, 1861.: V independent m all tniners. 21 SO in. j.t3.-rixTiDcym ' -' 1 1 1-lJJ 1 liA! itearrrr-a ' WJI0LE NUMBER 023. TERMS OF atTBSCRIPTIOX. tiro DolUra par annum. If paid tilctl) in adtanc (1 10, ADVERTISING. One aqnare one week An Twe aquanr three noe. t 8n. V)n mptare three weeka 1 00 two equarea six moa. 8 00 On eiruare thre mm, fl AO two ittr one year It 00 One anuar alt mo. 4 00 font- an.ure Ana year 13 00 On equare ona year.. 0 00 half ftolumn on year HA 00 Bn.lnnaa Cgrda of not orar alt llnaa pet year t 00 Twelve llnaa or la of till aiaa letter make a iqiiare. ' Obituary Notice of mora than fir Una, n...

Publication Title: Ashtabula Weekly Telegraph
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Ashtabula weekly telegraph. — 30 November 1861

WEEKLY TELEGRAPH. A S It T A BPLAi-, SilurtUy Morning I Tember 30, 1861 Tbe xxiriuh Congress convenes at Wash Ington for. Ui Erst regular session "on Mob d t. Senator Wade It accompanied i M thdQapitol by hit family. ' ' j Fort. Picesk h Dlax. j fight at Eort Tickcni, reache d oa by tele riwpb oa Tuesday evening k' The rwUtfoitf tbi. report through different channels, adds credit to It, though it la not wy circnmstaDtial. Tbe fort bad opened on tbe iNavy Yard, bich was pn Bre icveral times, and the tillage of WarrentoB was Mated to hare been burnod to tbe ground. Tbe Niagara and Colorado, according to tel accounts, engaged fort MeRae, which brikkly replied, k sustaining aome damage, were- obliged to haul off. Though we can not taka the rebel account but aith allow ance, we are Inclined to tbe belief that an engagement of tome Importance has taken place, with the design of trying the metal of old Pickens. - FlTRTHIR KSWI 1-RO Ea TEKX VIRGINIA, continue to come in, confirmatory of tho...

Publication Title: Ashtabula Weekly Telegraph
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Ashtabula weekly telegraph. — 30 November 1861

WEEKLY TELEGRAPH. BY JAMES REED. LOCAL AND MISCELLANEOUS. The first guow of Ibe season to speakif, leu on Sunday nigb,t lost. The fleecy cot cring In which we found old mother earth wrapped on Monde? morniog, prorcd pn mcasurmcni to be just 6 Inches. Cutters nd bob sleds have since been turning it to account, bpt the weather has not been pro pitops for its continuance The ambition of our friend of the Girard Unicn for the distinction of a quip, is in tin way, so for as we can see, unworthy of him, and excrpt in a single particular, is in a fair way to be successfully gratiGrd. The fail re to make the point oimid at, discovera ble, is a more or less common fault to all young writers, but a little perseverance will soon overcomo that, it is hoped, and give mm iue power 01 not only conceiving an Jdea plainly enough to his own nvnd, but also, ol giving expression to It for the ben efit of others. Such littlo matters as criti cism, and the discriminations of style, are iniouive the commo...

Publication Title: Ashtabula Weekly Telegraph
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Ashtabula weekly telegraph. — 30 November 1861

Eating up their Gods. In li'n curious book on Eastern Central Africa, Oiptain Bnrtoo relates that a certain Arab mor chant, traveling with his caravan, captivated the wayward fancy of a cannibal tribe through whose dominions he was passing. was an immensely fat man j and unfortunately for him, in the canni bal system of theology obesity stands as the most unfailing mark of divinity. These savage had eaten their last god who grew lean on short ratioos. They wero not minded to beccme atheists, and they hailed with a natural delight the sight of a brand new divinity. They installed Shik Abraham as their god and king hunted for him robbed caravHns to get him a 6hirt for his back sang hymns to his rotundity dav and nicht. At last there came a season of drought. The sky whs brss and the grass was w ithernd. '1 fce pious and hungry cannibals natur ally bethought them of their divin ity. 'I hey besought rain. He replied that he would gladly make it rain, but ho could not. '1 hey grew angry,...

Publication Title: Ashtabula Weekly Telegraph
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