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Holmes County Republican.
Lanbach, White Se Cunningham,
Editors ixn Pboteietoes,
iriLLERSBCEG, O., August, 25, 1870.
Republican State Ticket.
Get. I. R. SJIERAMOQD.
Svpremt Judnef - C
GEO. W. arcIBVAINE.
Comptroller of the Treasury,
Gen. AY". T. "SFJLSOX,
Member Board of PaWc Worls,
' P. V. HERZIG.
TO OUR READERS.
With this issue, the Holmes
Countt Republican commences a
new era, with new editors and pro
prietors, new presses, new material,
new subscription list entirely, and
in fact a new paper out and out
During the past five or six 3-ears,
there .has .been but one paper in the
county, and that Democratic. The
wants of the people demanded a
second paper. The interests of the
county at large required it, and more
particularly the interests of the Re
The Democracy have had it all
their own way; but the people arc
anxious to hear both sides of the
story. It is necessary, in order to
prevent corruption, to have two
sides to all questions pertaining to
municipal and national governments.
There must always be a right and
a wrong side; and doubtless there
may be some wrong mixed in with
the right and a little right mingled
with the wrong. But we are to
choose the less of two evils.
Wc hold that the Republican party
has the side of right, that its prin
eip'Ies are based on the fundamental
principles of the Constitution of
the United States. Wc would state,
then, that it is our purpose to advo
cate firmly the principles of the
Republican party. And while we
do so; wc shall take the liberty to
challenge any measure that may not
be for the best interest of the country
We know what a powerful agent the
Press is, in moulding the character
of the masses. When rightly used
it elevates and ennobles, mankind,
and gives dignity to a nation. But
when abused, it debases and cor
rupts, engenders strife, anarch- and
We believe in the protection of
American industry. We hold that
a tariff, so adjusted as not to injure
our manufacturing, or oppress our
agricultural interests, is a benefit to
It is also our purpose, .to make the
Republican an interesting family
paper. We shall give all the local
news in our power, and in this we
ask onr friends to assist us. Our
fourth page we expect to devote to
the interests of Farmers, Mechanics,
fcc, and to Home Reading.
Wc ask patronage from all, and a
hearty co-operation of the Republi
cans of Holmes County.
REPUBLICAN STATE TICKET.
In another place will be found the
proceedings of the, Republican State
Convention, to which we Invite at
tention. Every comity was repre
sented by a full delegation, of intel
ligent Republicans, and an excellent
spirit characterized all the proceed
ingsot the Convention. In every
case the motion to make unanimous
the nomination of the successful
candidate, was carried without
Gen. Sherwood's rcnomination by
acclamation, for Secretary of State,
was a merited compliment to a mer
itorious man. His war record is a
grand one, he being the first soldier
who volunteered in Williams county.
Served four months as a private, and
after taking part in thirty-three bat
tles, and being one hundred and
twenty-three days under fire retired
from the army with the rank of
Brigadier General. Jlr. Sherwood
is a forcible, impressive and very
lopular stump speaker, and with his
genial social qualities, and brilliant
talents, can make his future almost
what he wishes it to be. He. is an
obliging, dignified, and ellicient Sec
retary of State, and will no doubt
be elected by a largely increased
.ludffe Geo. W. Jlclllvaine, of
Tuscarawas County, our candidate
for the Supreme Bench, is a native
of Pennsylvania, ami a graduate of
letlerson College. Is about forty
live years of age and has resided in
Ohio twenty years. Jlr. Mclllraine
is considered one of the best Cora
mon Pleas Jndee in the State of
Ohio, by the ablest judges of the
nresent Sunreme Court. He is a
gentleman of the highest legal at
lainmcnts, irreproachable in all the
relations of private and public life.
Were weto,speak of Judge Icll
vainc as his intimate friends speak
of him. we should be accused of
extravagance. It is sullicient to say
that if placed upon the -Supreme
Bench or Ohio, as lie surely will be,
he will add weight and dignity to
that high Tribunal, by a worth of
character, legal learning, nnd schol
ally culture, such as few who have
occupied that Bench have possessed
Gen. W. V. Wilson, of Ravenna,
Portage County, nominated on the
first ballot for comptroller, entered
the Union army at the outbreak o
! i-LliMlion. as Lieut. Col. of the
J 23d Ohio, and after fighting gal
hintly in various engagements, was
taken prisoner with the larger part
of his command, at tJic battle
of Winchester, in June, 1S0S. After
ten month's suffering in Libby
Prison, Col. Wilson returned broken
ilown in health, and in 1SC4 became
the editor of the Wyandotte Pio
neer. Col. Wilson was a eoo, gal
lant, and courageous soldier, and us
a writer, strong, intelligent, aim
forcible. He will be a jibpiilar
Our Candidate for ilerabcr of
Board of Public Works, was very
properly rHimiliatecl for the third
term. Jlr. Herzig has proved him
self such an efficient member that it
would be difficult to select another
who could fill his place as accept
ably as he has thepast two terms.
Experience is everything in an of
fice like this, and Mr. Herzig has it,
His selection is a merited compli
ment to our German citizens'who
naturally enough have preferences
for their own countrymen. Upon
the whole the ticket is a first-class
tine, and-will'be elected by a hand
THE WAR IN EUROPE.
The first great battle of the
Franco-Prussian war resulted in a
complete defeat of the French at all
points. The official and reliable
advices give a loss of thirty cannon,
four thousand prisoners, two stand
ards and six of their famous ma
chine guns, the mitrailleuse. The
prime movement, seems to have been
that of the Crown Prince against
Weisenburg, which place he cap
tured. Just at this time Marshal
McMahon was reconnoitcring near
the Rhine, with the idea of advan
cing his entire line.
This sudden, flank movement of
the Crown Prince startled him, and
rendered his position perilous. He
at once threw his whole force against
the enemy in order to retake Weis
senburg, but the Prince' had already-
brought all his forces forward, and
hurled him back, completely defeat
ing him, as acknowledged by Na
poleon himself. Nothing was left
McMahon but to retreat toward
Simultaneously with this battle
there seems to have been severe
fighting all along the line of the two
armies. The Prussians retoou aar-
brock, and drove the French toward
Metz. Since then they have lieen
marching, counter marching, and
still remain around ami aliout Metz.
Several very heavy battl'J have lieen
fought and great tlosses have been
sustained on both sides. But ac
counts are so conflicting that it is
almost impossible to get a true idea
of the situation. Both the French
and the Prussians claim some of the
battles. But the general opinion is
that the Prussians have the liest of
it. On the 14th the Emperor left
Metz, and traversed all the villages
where battles have been fought since
the battle around Metz began.
On the 15th as he was passin
near the battle ground of Gravellotte,
he very narrowly escaped being cap
tured by the Prussians, as he also
did in one or two other instances.
The London news makes the state
ment that a great battle was fought
on the lath, and that the whole line
of the German army was defeated.
Its correspondent says that al
though this news was received at
Luxemliourg, yet "it lacks confirma
tion. On the Sunday previous, two
battles were fought, each army-
claiming the victory. It is possible
that Prussia may yet receive blows
that will bo a full offset to tho tri
umphs of the hour. Ivo man can
tell how the tide of battle may turn.
The desperation of the French army
may wiic out a' disgrace that is
worse than death to them.
But if the Prussian advance
should hold their ground, then the
moral sentiment of the world will
demand that King William be con
tent with his own security, the re
covery of a few provinces added in
other times, to the territory of
France, and the glory of a brilliant
Wc would like to see a little of
the "destiny" taken out of Napoleon
and his throne leveled down to the
plane of other thrones in Europe,
but we do not wish to see a people
ruined or Paris deluged with blood.
Wc do not wish to see all the pros
perity and order which have been
created by the despot, tumble into
ruin, because we prefer a different
style of government.
The world wants Napoleon to
know that he is only one of the
Princes of the earth. It has no faith,
however in a French Republic The
French people are not prepared
to govern themselves, they need
some strong arm to lean upon.
We hope that, (if not before,) at
the conclusion of the great battle
which is imminent, the Powers will
step in, and interfere for the restor
ation of pence.
DEATH OF ADMIRAL FARRAGUT.
Admiral David G. Farragut died
at twelve o'clock on Sunday 14th
inst., in Portsmouth, New Hamp
shire, after a long and painful ill
ness. He was a Tennesseean by
birth, born in 1801, entered the navy
at an early age as Midshipman, was
in the memorable engagement be
tween the Essex and tlio, British
vessels in the harbor of Valparaiso.
He was only fourteen years of age
at the time, yet he conducted him
self so gallantly, that special men
tion was made of him by Captain
Porter to the Navy Department
At the breaking out of the war, he
was on duty at Norfolk, and narrow
ly escaped capture by the Confeder
ates when they took that city,
In Jan. 18C2, he was assigned by-
President Lincoln to the command
of the Gulf Kquudron, whore his
chivalrous daring justified the wis
dom of the selection. His first great
operation, and the one, which estab
lished his reputation as a naval commander,
was that of guccessfully
riinning the fire of forts Jackson
and St. Phillip, below New Orleans,
on the morning of the 24th of April,
1862, fojjowed by the capture of
the city and nj) the river towns as
high up as Vicjf sjjjjrg. In person
the Admiral was an honc&t, cjnyal-
rous sailor. A strict disciplinarian,
courteous and amiable in his inter
course wfih equals, and kind to in
feriors. Trubty us a friend, gener
ous to a fallen foe.
All will rpgrpt the death of one
who has rendered Ms ronntrv sncji
Address to the Republican
THE CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE
ON THE FALL CAMPAIGN.
Senator Wilson, Massachusetts,
Chairman of the Republican Con
gressional Committee, has publish
ed an address to the Republicans
of the United States. After review
ing the origin and history of the
party, and pointing out its services
in suppressing rebellion and effect
ing reconstrnction, it concludes as
Accustomed to success even
against fearful odds, and underra
ting perhaps the intrinsic difficulties
of the pending issues, many Repub
licans looked to Gen. Orant s ad
ministration with high raised ex
pectations. Of course they have
been impatient, and not always sat
isfied with results. But while these
expectations have not been fully-
realized in the action ot cither tnc
President or of Congress, much has
been achieved; enough, at any rate,
to satisfy them that the difficult
problems will be wrought out and
the hoped for results accomplished.
Grant came into olhce pledgea to
maintain inviolate the public faith.
reduce the national debt, diminish
taxation, appreciate the currency,
reform abuses in the civil and mili
tary sen-ice, and maintain order in
the States lately in rebellion. By
the combined action of tlie resi
dent, the heads of departments,
"Congress and the General of the
Army, many abuses have been cor
rected and many relorms maugerat-
ed. President Grant's Indian policy-
is bringing forth evidence of its jus
tice, its humanity and wisdom. The
firm, just and generous policy of
the administration toward tlie states
lately in rebellion has brought much
of order and security, and crimes
have largely diminished, in the in
terests of economy the services of
thousands of employes, both civil
and military, have been dispensed
with. The currency has been ap
preciated in value by tens and scores
of millions of dollars, and the na
tional credit has been largely-
Without any increase in the ar
ticles subject to taxation or in the
rate of taxation, the revenues of the
fiscal year ending 30th of June, 180,
were nearly four hundred and nine
millions of dollars against fess than
three hundred and seventy-one mill
ions for the year ending 30th of
June, 1869, showing a gam of nearly
thirty-eight millions of dollars. On
the other hand, the expenses of the
fiscal year 1870 were less than those
of 1869 by more than twenty-nine
millions of dollars, thus, showing an
increased revenue and saying in ex
penditures of more than sixty-seven
millions of dollars in the first fiscal
year of General Grant's administra
tion. In the last sixteen months of
Mr. Johnson's administration the
receipts from customs and internal
revenue were less than three hundred
and seventy-two millions of dollars.
During the first sixteen months of
Gen. Grant s administration they
were more than four hundred and
sixty-nine millions, showing an in
crease of nearly ninety-seven .mill
ions of dollars.
Republicans will remember that
during' the last two years ot iur.
Johnson s administration lie remov
ed Republicans appointed by Mr.
Lincoln and others who adhered to
the principles of tlio Republican
party-, and appointed Democrats
where he could do so. lhe charac
ter of these appointments aifd the
demoralizing influence which his
opinions and conduct had upon them
were seen in the loss of scores of
millions of dollars of revenue in
those years. The large gain in the
collection is mainly due to the de
termined and avowed purpose of
Gen. Grant to secure an honest ad
ministration of the revenue laws and
the appointment of Republicans to
office earnestly devoted to Ins eco
During the" recent session of Con
gress taxes have been reduced more
than seventy-five millions of dollars.
The taxes have been removed from
transportation by canals and rail
ways, from sales by dealers and
manufacturers. The income tax has
been reduced to two and a half per
cent on all income above two thous
and dollars ; and it is to expire at
the end of two years. The tax on
tea has been reduced from twenty-
five to fifteen cents per pound; on
coffee from five to three cents; and
the tax on sugar and molasses has
been reduced in the aggregate twelve
millions of dollars per annum. By
this reduction of taxation the in
dustries of the people and the
necessaries of life have been relieved
of burdens amounting to millions.
The Funding bill is an important
financial measure which contem
plates the saving of interest upon
the public debt by the exchange of
outstanding six per cent, nonds lor
those of a lower rate of interest, to
the amount of twenty-six millions
and a half a year. While a reduc
tion in taxes transfers the burden of
the debt from one year to another,
from one generation to another, a
reduction in the rate of interest is
an actual saving to the country, not
only for the present generation, but
for all time. And yet these impor
tant and beneficial financial meas
ures, intended to lighten the public
burdens, received little countenance
and support from the Democratic
party, whose responsibilities for the
war, its losses, its expenditures, its
debts and its taxation are so fearful
Not faultless but high, noble and
glorious is the record of the Repub
lican party. History will note it,
and the world will gratefully remem
ber it. In the light of this brief re
view of the achievements for patri
otism, liberty, justice and humanity,
should not Republicans, one and all,
cling to their organization, rectify
its mistakes, correct its errors and
keep it true to its past traditions,
and in harmony with the enlighten
ed and progressive spirit of the age?
So doing, may they nof. perpetuate
their power until their beneficent
principles sliall become tl)e accepted
of the nation?
Chairman of the Congressional Republican
Mr. Charles McClurc, of Woos
tcr, late proprietor of the American
Hotel, died on Saturday last, of dys
entery, at the Mineral Springs, in
Michigan, where he, together with
his wife and several friends, had
gone some weeks since for the ben
efit of his health. Mr. McClure
had been 111 tor some time, and had
a hope that the benefit derived frpii)
the Springs, wijuld bo permanent,
fl'ljcn this new disease seized and
carrfpd jin (way, His funeral took
place ij Wonstpron Monday ftf tfs
Committee. Republican State Convention.
Committee. Republican State Convention. Good Candidates Nominated.
Harmony and Unanimity.
The Republican State Convention
met at the Opera House, in Colum
bus, at 11 o'clock a. m., on Wednes
The Convention was calledto. or
der' by R. D. Harrison, Chairman of
the State Executive Committee, who
nominated General B. F. Potts, of
Carroll county, as TemKrary Chair
man. Mr. Potts was introduced by the
Chairman, received with applause
and after speaking his thanks an
nouced that the Convention was
ready for business, and immediately
proceeded to organize the Conven
tion for the business before them.
After the appointment of the sev
eral committees and one vice presi
dents from each Congressional dis
trict, with the selection of the fol
lowing State Central Committees,
the Convention took a recess till li
o'clock p. sx.
STATE CENTRAL COMMITTEE.
1st Dist Maj. W. P. Stoms.
2d " Richard Smith.
3d Col. R. Williams, jr Preble
4th " J. Riley Knox, Darke.
5th " Gen J. S. Robinson, Darke
6th " DrW.R. Smith, Highland
7th " J. D. Stine, Madison.
8th " Col. M. Lawrence, Miami.
9th " Homer Everett, Sandusky
10th " Alexander Reed, Lucas.
11th " William Betts, Lawrence.
12th " N. JTnmev, Pickaway.
13th " W. C. Cooper, Knox:
14th " John H. Boynton, Lorain
15th " J. L. Kessinger, Athens.
lCth " J H Barnhill, Tuscarawas
lith " Hon. J. Dunbar, Jefferson
18th ' Chas. H. Babock, Cuy'ga.
19th " Col J M Nash, Mahoning
The Convention was called to or
der at li o'clock r. sr. by Gen. B. F.
Potts, Temporary Chairman.
Mr. A. B. Buttles, chairman of
the committee oir Permanent organ
ization, reported for President of
the Convention, Hon. Samuel Gal
loway,-of Franklin county, and one
vice president from each Congres
sional district. A. L. Brinsmaide,
of Cuyahoga, Secretary, with the
following assistant secretaries:
Assistant Secretaries W. S. Tay
lor, Captain A. S. McClure, C. J.
De, Wolf, Herman H. Roschieg, John
T. .Raper, H. C. Armstrong, Colonel
Jl. Barnes, .J. . luimliy, W. x.
Bascom, J. Q. A. Campbell and John
ORDER OF BUSINESS.
1st. Report of committee on1 cre
2d. Nominations in the following
Secretary of State; Judge of Su
preme Court; Comptroller of the
Treasury; Member of the Board of
The report was accepted, the an
nouncement of Permanent' Presi
dent being received with demonstra
tions of hearty applause..
The President, Vice Presidents
and Secretaries of the Convention
took their places.on the stage.
Gen. Potts introduced Mr. Gal
loway, who met with enthusiastic
The following arc a few extracts
of his remarks:
I am thankful, my fellow-citizens
and fellow-members of this Conven
tion, to meet you on the present oc
casion, I have met you in Conven
tions before, and have become famil
iar with your faces, and still more
familiar with the glorious principles
which have given celebrity to the
name and fame Tf the Union party
of Ohio, f Applause. 1 I consider
that it is one of the proudest dis
tinctions of my life that I have been
permitted to be identified with the
party- that has made itself so illus
trious by- its advancement in free
dom and civilization.
We occupy to-day- a more promi
nent position than we did ten years
ago; for then wo could onlybearthe
milk of the doctrine of human
rights; now we are vigorous and
sustained by the strong meat of the
principles of liberty and equality.
I have only time at present to
briefly- advert to what has occurred
during the past year since, last we
met together. I congratulate you
on the fact that the administration
elected last year have honestly and
conscientiously- discharged their du
ty. They are bright examples of
the power ana purity of the ltepub
lican party. . .
Our legislature,! the fullest expo
nent of the sentiments of the party,
commands our confidence and our
commendation. The last legisla
ture forms a striking contrast with
th? preceding legislature in the
economical administration of the
finances of the State of Ohio; and
it rises far above it in the significant
fact, that to the last Legislature we
owe the ratification of the Fifteenth
Amendment to the Constitution of
the United States. Applause. 'Hie
preceding Democratic Legislature
consigned it, as they supposed, to
the grave, but in the Providence of
God the people of Ohio bid it come
forth, and at," tlie Jast Legislature if
came forth with its resurrection
dress on, in-the beauty of the ac
complished principles of the Repub
lican party. Then I say so fur as
our Representatives arc concerned
in the State of, Ohio, we have great
reabon to be grateful that we have
been permitted' to elect men who
have so fully and faithfully repre
sented the principle of our party.
One year ago there were four of
the insurrectionary atates yet unre
stprod; now they have been restor
ed, and every star imoii qnr liapncr
now represents a Bfnlti in the Union.
To the Republicans you owe this
achievement. Congress hav. reduced
the National debt. President Grant
compares brilliantly in this respect
with his predecessor. In the first
sixteen months of Grant's adminis
tration he collected some thirty
millions more of internal revenue
than was collected by Mr. Johnson
in his administration. About nine
teen millions more were collected in
the first six months of Grant's ad
ministration than in the last six
mouths of Johnson's. During
Johnson's administration but two
millions were paid in reduction of
the public debt. In the s$(flP
months of Grant's administration
$140,000,000 of the public debt were
paid, and jn the supic time lift ili
crcase of tlie subjects for which, ax
As respects the currency of the
country, you know how that has
been restored aiiUrfitrengtneneTl, afitl
what a debt of gratifede owVto
the membersof Congress who se
cured $70,000,000 of .currency'to the
West and Scrhth. Itwas ours, we
needed it and have gotten it. To
the last Congress we owe the bill for
funding the "national .debt, which
provides that the bonds which now
bear six per cent, interest, maybe
funded at ,Qiir, four and a-halfaiid
five per cent'. ,to" be paid in ten, fif
As we all know, there has been a
reduction upon articles upon which
duties are levied for a revenue
tariff. I knowj as yon know, there
has been a diversity of opinion" ex
pressed upon this subject, but I say
that the Union party of Ohio is
practically- a unit ujion this subject
of the revenue tarilf. Applause.
We do not foster the privileged class:
We struck .down the monopoly of
aristocracy; .and all castcjn striking
down slavery. Applause. And
we are prepared to strike down every
lhonopoly. Applause. Wc can
not fix "a burden npon a class'Of
people not shared by others.- The
doctrines of the Republican party is
that the burdens of. . the Govern
ment ought to be distributed, equal
ly over the country, and that all the
blessings of God, like the" rain and
the sunshine of heaven, ought t5
fall on every man alike. Applause.
What wc ask for the West is equal
protection with the East. What we
want is a revenue to' be collected
from those arteleS wltich are termed
luxuries and enjoyed by the rich,
and that the labor of the country
and the laborers of the country- are
to be protected by the government.
Applause. So' that I say, my fel
low citizens, practically- there is'no
difference amongst us. But I may
say while upon this subject, that im
portant modifications have been
made by the last Congress.
You1 have heard, 'perhaps, of pig
iron. Laughter. That has-been
magnified into a gigantic scheme for
the purpose, of oppressing the. peo
ple of the country. But the Con
gress of the United States has re
duced the'tarilf upon pig-iron and
they propose. to reduce the. pig until
there can be seen ncither'tail Or any
other part of it. Renewed laugh
ter. What we desire, and what every
honest man desires, is, to obtain a
revenue sufficient to meet- the 'ex
penses of the government, and to
obtain, it from those sources, by
which'the lalwr and; tlie laboring
men of the country" may' be protect
ed from the capital and capitalists
of tlie country.
Now, my feilow-citizens, all I have
to say in conclusion is this: Stand
by the principles of the Union par
ty; forget ill differences" of opinions
which may have caused controversy;
cease all wrangling and all jealousy,
and keep your eye upon the Star
Spangled Banner, and rally- around
the men who' rallied around the Flag.
Then let us, as a tiartyj'discounte-
nance, all corrupt schemes 01 mon
opoly and plunder; let us cleanse
our National Capitol of all men who
have gone there for the purpose Of
operating their own private and self
ish ends regardless ot the great in
terests of .the partvSJind if--wejro"
main faithful, when vou and I come
down to the grave1 it will be one' of
the most' comfortable thoughts in
our dying hour, and one of the most
pleasant thoughts to our children
and.chila'reii's chiUlren, that in that
day of our country's disaster, in the
clay of peril, in the day of ' the se
verest contest in our land, .we stood
by the old flag of freedom and pre
served the nationality of the only
free government in the wide world.
Then let our'sentimcnt bc'
"A union of lakes, a union of lands
A union of States none can sever;
A union of hearts, a union of haniK
And the. flag of our un ion forever."
I thank you, fellow citizens, again
for this expression of "your cpnfi-
dencc'and regard. Applause.
Mr. Galloway 'was' frequently in
terrupted by applause.
At the close of his speech he an
nounced the next'business' in order
the report of committee on'Creden-'
The Committee reported all coun
ties represented and no" contests.-
SECRETARY OF STATE.
ThePresldent announced thejiext
business in order the n6minatioii of
a candidate for Secretary of State.
Mr. Young of Lake county;
moved that that gallant 'soldier,
Gen. Isaac R.' Sherwood, be nomin
ated by acclamation. 'Several gen
tlemen seconded the'motion,'and in
the midst of a whirl of enthusiasm,
Gen. Sherwood was declared ' the
unanimous choiceof the Convention
In icsponsc to calls, Gen.'Sher'
,wpod. came tfoiivard and "rfp'oke'ias
REMARKS OF GEN. SHERWOOD.
I thank you, most lieartily for'this
unmistakable evidence of yojir con
fidence; and npt less heartily; for the
more grateful compliment of your
cordial recognition. The character
of this Convention, its 'spirit "and
enthusiasm are. convincing indica
tions of the solidity and vital ener
gy of the Union Republican party
of Ohio; and with, the,gover;micnt
in the hands of its friends', with
ecoWmy and rugged honesty in cv
ery'department, of the administra
tion, with taxation reduced to the
lowest figure consistent with the
necessities' of 'the gpvcrnpicnt, with
reconstruction complete, with the
ballot in the hands of every, citizen,
an with an uutramiueled press brave,
enough to rebuke corruption, in the
organization as well as outside it; the
Union Republican party, true to it
self anifits past history, is ilestined
for a long and prosperous career.
Gentlemen, let us go into this.can
vass vitli energy and zeal, and there
can be no doubt. Gentlemen, again'
I thank you for the high honOryou
have conferred upon me byi'this
Tlc uiimjuitiin of- a candidate,
for Judge of Supremo Court being
in order the following Tiominatjons
were made: Mr. Carson nominated
I). Thew Wright of Hamilton;, Mr.
Shenvin of Cuyahoga couiity, nomi
nated Walter F. Stone of Erie
('apt. Mitchell of Ross eoujity, nom
inated M. L. Clark of Ross ; Mr,
McCloutl of .Madison, nominated L.
J. Critchlicld of Franklin-, Mr. Hull
of Huron, nominated Cooper, ,K.
Watson of Seneca; Judge Marsh of
Muskingum, nominated George W.
Mellynjnp of TiKcarawas; Mr. El
lis f Cluuupaigii, nominated Jca-
bod Corwiijc qf CIauipaig.
lhe first b?Hot resulted as fal
Clark, 59; Wright,45- Critch
104; (iJrtfinft 52;Stoue, Buck
ingham, sS - m
vFrankliiicounty voted solid for
Thp result was announced amid
considerable xcitement. v .
The second ballot resulted as fol
lows : AVright 534, Stone" 129,, Clark
49, Buckingham 36, Corwine GO,
IcJlyanicT04A, Critch'fleld 41.'"
Mr. Buckingham's name was withdrawn.
The'third ballot resulted as fol
lows; Stone 137, Mcllvaine 152;
Critchdeid 46, Corwine' 77, Wriglit
The call on the 'fourth ballot pro
ceeded nearly through the list, when
Hamilton county changed to McH
vainei This was a signal for a gen
eral 'change and concentration 1
Mcllvaine and Stone.
The greatest excitement prevailed
during the 'changes, each change be
ing greeted with uproarious ap
plause by' the friend of the candi
date honored. Before he vote was
announced more' than half of the
delegates 'stood on their feet.
The result was as follows: Stone
223, Corwine 6, Critchficld 19, Mc
Hvaine 225. 'No nomination. The
name of Mr.' Corwine was dropped,
and Gov. Dennison1 "withdrew" tlie
name of Mr; Critchfield. ' '
'Tho fifth ballot resulted as fol
lows: Mcllvaine, 242; Stone, 231
Mr. Mcllvaine was declared 'the
nominec of the Convention.
On-motion 'of' Mr. Robinson the
motion was'.made' una'niinbu
Nominations' for 'Comptroller of
the Treasury being m onler, thc'fol-
''Gen. W. T: Wilson,- of Portage :
A.'T. Wyeotr, of Adams and M?T.
Gdoding", of Franklin.--
After the? vote had commenced,
Mr. West asked leave to withdraw
the namc'of Mr.1 Gooding".
The first' "ballot resulted as fol
lows:" Wilson,;285; Wyeiiff, 188.
Gen. Wilson -was declared the
nominee of the Conveiltionr
BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS.
William Dickmair, T. V. Herzig,
and John W. Irwin were announced
as candidates for 'member of the
Board of Public Works;
The first ballot "resulted as fol
lows: Herzig, 298; Irwin, 132
The- nomination of Mr. Herzig
was made unanimous.-
Mr. Coone; in' tlie absence of Ex-
Governor Dennison. Chairman 6f
the Committee on Resolutiolls. read
Undiminished confidence and pride
to the party, that, by its wisdom and
courage preserved the Union, and
by a change in the organic law of
the Hepuulic established nuerryanu
eoualitv. We beliove tliat by tlie
continuedascendancy of .the Repub
lican party, will be secured the, suc
cess of free government; tluit.it is
the saicguard 01 me Lonsiiiuou,
the' promoter of education, 6rder,
industry, thriftiuiliversal freedom,
and equal rights.
2. Resolved. That we congratu
late the country on the success .of
the present administration, which
has, whithout increase of taxation,
reduced the National debt over
$150,000,000, by an,honest and eco
nomic! collection of revenue and a
large reduction of the expenses, of
the Government, ami we especially
congratulate the country on the fact
that this policy has made it possible
to reduce tho internal revenue, and
tariffdutie$8Q.0O0,000, thus relieyin
the people of tlielr burdens to' that
extent without; imperiling' the
National faith and' hohor.
3. Resolved. That a tariff, for
revenuo is indispensable,and should
lie so adjusted as to be the least pre-
jiidical 'to the'industriaVand produc
ing' interests ot ' even' class or sec
tion, while securing' to the home
producer a fair competition against
the foreign producer.
4. Resolved, That a change of our
navigation laws so as to admit 01 the
registration or vessels purcnaseti
abrbad, is demanded by the best
interests of the country, and that
such action would largely contribute
fo'wards the restoration of our
commerce and the supremacy; of tlie
:5. Resolved. That the policy of
graiiting.pnbsidies- of public . lands
to corporations, .and monopolies is
0. Resolved, That adhering to bur
traditional'iiolicy'bf neutrality", the
American people look with-proiounu
indifference npou any Jiuropean con
troversy regarding dynastic interests
merely, and are concerned in tlie
present: struggle 'belween Germany
and France-only so fat as the same
ivolven the- srcat' iirimjiplrH of ll'i-
erty; and while we. remember that
the great uprising .of 1848 failed of
success, liiaiim wr nam, m uer-
maiiic union, that dh.ruig our recent
national trial the people of Germany
supported our cause with their' sym
pathy and material aid, while, the
armies of France were endeavoring
to subvert a Ropubhc on this conti
nent, and -establish 111 its stead an
imperial throne, we cannot refrain
from declaring out sympathy with
the present heroic effort of the Ger
mans to establish, maintain and de
fend their national unity.
The resolution's were adopted unan-
The resolution in regard' to Ger
many and others were received with
On inntfitn, the Convention ad-
Ohio Live Stock for 1869 and 1870.
The following returns of the Au
ditors of the several counties of
Ohio' for 1870, show tlie aggregates
of horses, eattic, mules, sloep and
hogs in the State as compared with
lone TOUXl TULIWI
('Bltle, . . . iJMflA
Mules,..".! aw M.UT.7
Miet'l', .... tVW.IU a.O.VJ.dSS
1I0K, . J,tV.a l,vu,iia
We have lust laid in an extensive
stock of ,'ltill' Head, Statements, 'otii
anil r,ctiir Huad", Canlii. Kuvelpnua.
Shipping yng anil other stationery gM
erally iil In printing otHcc's, nil of
which wu work up hi any etyje ii?iroii,
ijlvc n-, acjdl,
IMPORTANT TO PENSIONERS.
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR,
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, PENSION OFFICE, WASHINGTON, 1870.
Sir: The act of Congrcss.entitled
uAnact' .to. dciincJfthei duties-of
Pension Agents, to prescribe the
manner of paying pensions, and for
other purpose's,"' approved JulyS,
1S70, in section seventh, makes it
tlie duty of every claim agent or
attorney of record, in the prosecution
land, to cause to be filed with each
claim, with the Commissioner of
Pensions, duplicate articles of agree
mcnt, without additional cost to
claimant in any case, setting forth
the amount agreed upon as the fee
for-his service? in prosecution of
said claim, which agreement shall be
executed in presence of and certified
by 'some officer competent to ad
minister oaths, and in no case shall
it, exceed twenty-five dollars. It is
deemed advisable to acquaint the
parties.atfeeted by this enactment
with the fees which should generally
obtain, and with the fact that the
duty is distinctly understood to be
incumbaut upon the commisionerto
reserve to himself, or his represen
tative, ,thc discretion to increase or
decrease the amount of fee agreed
upon between the claimant and
attorney, or claim agenjt, as to him
he may seem lit.
To this end, the annexed schedule
of fees is presented for the earnest
attention of all whom it concerns,
with, the request for conformity
thcreto, and for the incorporation
of a proviso in each agreement, after
the specification of amount of fee,
as follows: "Or such sum. as the
Commissioner ot Jrensions may-
direct," that a new contract may
not be necessary, when the. amount
specified is not approved by the Com
missioner; said agreement (when
ever the amount respectively desig
nated in the schedule is, in any par
ticular case, regarded as insufficient)
to be accompanied with a letter to
said commissioner, setting forth the
reasons, of claim for, larger fee.
Attention is ,also directed, to the
penaltic3,prescribed fqr violation of
the, aforesaid law, as set forth in the
sections, a copy of -whiclijs hereto
annexed, with the request that y-ou
will inform, this,. office of any vio
lation, thereof; of which you may be
Sec. 4. And be it further enacted,
Tliat in addition to the. compen
sation now allowed by law, each
pension .agent shall be allowed, as
full compensation for all service, in
cluding postage required by the
provisions, of this act, the sum of
thirty cents, and no more, for each
voucher prepared and paid by him,
which amount shall be paid by the
United States. And any pension
agent or other person employed or
appointed by him who shall take,.
or receive, or; demand any fee or re
ward from any pensioner for any
service in connection with the pay
ment of his or her pension, shall be
held guilty of a misdemeanor, and
shall le punished by a fine not
exceeding five hundred dollars.
Sec. ,C. Akd be it fcktiiei: enacted.
That agents for the payment, of
pensions, and any clerks appointed
by-them and designated in writing
for that purpose, which designation
sliall be returned to and filed in the
Otlice'of the Commissioner of Pen
sions, are hereby authorized and re
quired, without any fee therefor, to
take and certify the affidavits of all
pensioners and their witnesses who
may personally appear before them
for that purpose, in which case the
check, for. pension, when due and
payable, sliall be given direct to the
hand of the party entitled thereto,
if desired, and not mailed to his or
her address as required by. the second
section of this act; and any person
who shall .falsely and corruptly take
and subscribe any such affidavit' be
fore any- agent or his designated
clerk for the payment of pensions
shall )ie deemed guilty of perjury,
and, on conviction, be punished by
imprisonment not exceeding five
years, and byline notexceedingone.
, Sec. 8. And beit further enacted,
That ,any agent- or attorney who
shalL-directlyor indirectly, contract
for,- demand, receive or retain any-
greater; compensation for his son-ices
as such agent or attorney, in any
claim for pension or bounty land
than is prescribed or allowed under
the provisions .of the preceding
section, sliall. bo deemed guilty of .1
misdeaieanor, and upon conviction
thereof sliall, for every such olfense,
PC nnedTlot lxccclinr llvs liun'lral
dollars, or-imprisoned at hard labor
not exceeding five years, or both, in
the discretion of the court.
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, PENSION OFFICE, WASHINGTON, 1870. SCHEDULE OF FEES.
Invalid: Original, $13; Incrp.-w $lrt; Rcjecl-
Original. without cliiMivn. in-
vmm riaiuinevcriuiM, n-ji-citii, tin
iirixm.-u, wiin emiumi, in
valid rlaim ucvi'rUUil, "
Original, with children, in
valid claim ncndinir.
Orlshi.il, with children.
valid claim admitted, 1J
Original, w ithout children, in
Original, without children in
, valid claim admitted.
valid claim ncnillnir.
Original invalid claim pend
ing. Original no iirior claim filed
Original i. oV, claim ihiiuI-
OrigmaWnvalid claim admit-
Original intalid claim pend
' neierliletl, I J
iuvalidelaim never Hid, )
Original, noinothcrxurvil lug.
Invalid tlaiui pending, 18
Original, no mother run iviug,
Invalid claim admitted, IS
Original moOicr'a claim pend
Original mother': claim ad
BROTHERS AND SISTERS.
Original, no claim of Invalid,
father or mother, ecr died, 18
Original, no claim of invalid
Original, no claim of Invalid
Original, noclaimof fathrror
mother pending, W
Original claim cf father or
mutter admltU'd, H
R. VAN ARRNAM, Commissioner.
R. VAN ARRNAM, Commissioner. A. H. Stephens on Grant.
3Ir. Stephens' " Constitutional
iView frOm aSitSeccSsion stand
point oCthcjpWar between the
States,"Vol. 11. (the fast) has just
b'een issued. "TtTs m'afked"by all the
distinguished author's acuteness,
vigor, and inconsistency. We ex
tract from it his impressions of Gen.
Grant, founded upon two days' inti
macy preceding his famous confer
ence with Messrs. Lincoln and Sew
ard in Hampton Roads, February,
1865. Mr. Stephens says:
" I was never so much disappoint
ed in my life, in my previously form
ed opinions, of either the personal
appearance or bearing of any one,
about whom I had read and heard so
much. The disappointment, more
over, was in every respect favorable
and agreeable. I was iustantly
struck with tlie great simplicity. and
perfect naturalness of his manners,
and the entire absence of everything
like affectation, show, or even the
usual military air or mien of men in
his position. IIe was plainly- attired,
sitting in a log-cabiu busily writing
on a small table, by a kerosene lamp.
It was night when wc arrived, lherc
was nothing in his appearance or
surroundings which indicated his
official rank. There were neither
guards nor aids about him. Upon
Col. Babcock's rapping at his door,
the response, "Come in, was given
by himself, in a tone of voice, and
with a cadence which I can never for
get. His conversation was easy and
fluent, without the least effort or re
straint. In this, nothing was so
closely noticed by me as the point
and terseness with which he express
ed whatever he said. He did not
seem either to court or avoid conver
sation, but whenever he did speak,
what .he said was. directly to .tho
point, -and covered the 'whole-matter
in a few words. Saw Jeforereing
with him long", that "he "was exceed
ingly quick in perception, and direct
in purpose, with a vast deal more of
brains than tongue, as, ready as that
was at his command.
Wc were here with Gen. Grant
two days, as the correspondence re
ferred "to shows. He furnished us
with comfortable quarters on board
one of his dispatch boats. The
morel became acquainted with him
the more I became thoroughly im
pressed with the very cxtraoniinary
eombination of rare elements of
character which he exhibited. Dur
ing the time he met us frequently,
and conversed freely upon various
subjects; not much upon our mission.
I saw, however, very clearly, that he
was very anxious for the proposed
Conference to take place, and from
all that was"SaOT 1 inferred" wheth
er correctly or not, I do not know
that he was fully apprised of its
proposed object. He was, without
dembt, exceedingly anxious for a
termination of our war, and the re
turn of peace and harmony through
out the country. It was through his
instrumentality mainly, that Mr.
Lincoln finally consented to meet
us at portress Monroe", as the cor
respondence referred to shows.
But in further response to your
inquiry, I will add : that upon the
whole the result of this first ac
quaintance with Gen. Grant, begin
ning with our going to, and ending
with our return -from, Hampton
Roads, was, the conviction on my
mind, that, taken all in all, he was
one of the most remarkable men I
had ever met with, and that his ca
reer in life, if his days should be
prolonged, was hardly entered up
on; that his character was not yet
fully developed; that he himself
was not' aware of his own power,
and that if he lived, he would in
the future, exerta controlling influ
ence in shaping the destinies of this
country, cither for good or for evil.
Which it would be, time and circum
stance alone could disclose. That
was the opinion of him then formed,
and it isj the same which has been
uniformly expressed by me ever
FIVE AND TEN CENTS.
w aoIos nlo tie DEFtotzvil,
Ahs. 20, Im2 At the BOOK STORK-
AUDIXOR OF STATE'S OFFICE,
DtrutrMCNT or iTtsUKAXCE,
COLfMBrs, OMnnc 2tth,
XT JS JIEKEUY CERTIFIED, TH.T TIIE
Albany City Insurance Co.
Located at Albanr. in the State of Xew York,
has complied, in all respects, with tlie laws, of
tins fiaic icitititiK i" 1 41c iiiKuiaiiix' uuiuiia-
nics, for the current year, and ha Hied in thi-t
office n su orn statement, by the proper oQivers
thereof. 'showIii'TfU condition and business, at
the date of swh statement, (Ieccmler 31,
Amount of Actual paid Tip Capital. tJ00.lOft
Aggregate ain't of available Atfts 4Vn6.V.i
.jrjrrejraie amount oi jiaiuiiie,4v
.cept capital, including re-iuMir-
Amoitutor income lorino preeeums
year, in cah, fir.U-tT.40
Amount of Kieuditure for the pre
ceding jearln calt, GK,nsfi.i
In vftne whereof, I have hereunto sub-
KcniHsi my name, and caused the
T . Seal of my office to le affiled, the dav
and ear aliove written.
J AM KS H. i'.OPMAN;
Auditor or Mate.
Insurance effected In thi Company with
A.J. BELL, Agent, Millersburg, O.
Mill'ersburg Lime Kiln!
1 MILE EAST OF TOWN",
OX TIIK MAXWrXT. FARM.
rTlHE uulerij:il iouM iv.pvlfnlly :
I iiounft-to llti imttlu' tnat Ihev h.nc on-
vtuntlv on liana, nt their kiln, a iiiorir mial
Ami art1 iirep.-mM lo illl all onlcr promptly.
Inrt HECKER &. BURNET.
SLAT & WINDOW SHADE
MILLERSBURG, - - OHIO.
15. "W. FAIR,
IS now prepared to supplv tV market with
SLAT WINDOW SHADES
nd would reitevtfidlr fall tin .ntti'iitimt
the pultlie to (heir nil.tntahiltty t l'tiMi.-Kd-illre.
Churehr, ehool I.'hiii', More. Mop(i
and hov Windnu-. a w at i'r i tri vat. r-.
ideuees K'injr Cheawr, mrn-h t'notrr ami mnro
u urn mo man au oiiut. inr market Mipimtii
Lowest Wholosalo Rates
madetoau Uu desired.
Sliop and alertwm n Main Street, ArM dtor
uetUa "t'mumoreial l!Wk.'
"Window Slin tie.-.
New and desirable paterm in Irfitlu
n- receiuM at the l:c)(lK sTOKE.
Aug. -H 1 Im-1
In all numbers, styles, X.c?contantljr on band.
We Intend to make this branch of oor bus
iness a, specialty, ami if keeping up with the
times will insure wtcces, we will win it.
Genu will always find on our sheWcMhe
latent and best style of Collars.
At the BOOIC STOKE.
Millersburs, Aus-18, 1ST0. im2
Keeps on hand for sale
DRY GOODS AND NOTIONS,
HATS AND CAPS,
Which he offers to sell for
Cli ii ml Trade I
at ynuY small rnoFixs.
He conliallr invito? ht- neighliOrs to call and
.examine hU stock.
rriec for produce arc not excelled hy any
house, in. town.
LUMBER & LOG BOOK.
Schrilmer's Ready Reckoner
The most full ad complete book ever publM.
eiy for&hip IJuiMers. JSoat BulUIersI-uinlter
measurement of fcantlinp. Board, riant, Cn-
UlCtll CUHlt'lilS n uatv ami iiuuun
Saw Loss, Woot, Ac compriseil in a number
of tables to which are aibleil Tables of AVa?e
hr the Month. ISoanl or Kent lijr the Day or
Forsalcatthe BOOK STORK.
Millersb-jr?, Au?. IS, 1STU. Ini2
Marble Works !
a nice assortment of
OF TIIE BEST
AMERICAN MARBLE !
ALWAYS ON JLNI), AND AT -
15 PER CENT. LESS!
Than the aine can lie Ixjnght of any traveling
X-AU Materials Warranted Xn.
ltf C. P. DAILY.
A full and fashionable supply.
At the EOOK STORE.
Anj. 3), lS-0. ln2 Jiillersliur?, O.
Agency for Wayne and
'Afi EXT FOU
TIivckIi in? Msu'li inos. &i
HV. has opened a U'arerw'ni at Frejericls
hnlTT, where marhinerv is kept tor vale,
andwluiv all lartH-le f.r repair willlwt
ceived, forwarded t -1iok and retnrned.
lie i al-o aent for the celebrated
Manufactured at Idaitdand WnMr. well
known hi thi- lrvalityth.it it N not neeary
t emumeut here.
Single & Combined Hullers,
Corn Stalk & FeedCutters,
Porittltle Steam Saw Jlilte and
The AjrrieuUural Implement- niamtraetnred
at Maitlou an imt $uriia-ed if. Indeed,
etpialled Ity any other iMamihment.
ivSAll .Marhinerv will W mM at the anu
price- a at the hop.
I I- al ajje ut rttr the 9
"VICTOR GRAI1T DRILL!
Manufactured at Mansfield, ulu.v. ulmh h.vi
gained a wide celebrity. It ow- heat. Oats
ecd. .ve., with cu.il n-jnilarltv. Heal-iolia
"Champion of Iowa" Broadcast
A new ltatent.
lie w ill ! found at the Warehouse, at Vrvder
irlshiirir, every .Niturday,
IVrwns needing AjrricultTral Machinery
will do well to jail on him.
Call and see machines or end for catalogue.
aur. iax itf
AUf. ,19:o.-iuH At the BOOK STOCK.