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Ohio Items.

A correspondent of the Portsmouth Republican says: Mr. John Slavens, of Pike county, has arrested seven members of the church known as "Hard Scrabble" for stealing tanbark. He took in one of the deacons of the church. Truly, the way of the transgressor is hard. The church is considerably demoralized at the present time.

Newark (Ohio) Advocate, September 15, 1876.