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Holmes County Republican.
Lauliaeli, TVliiic & Cunningham,
EDITORS AND FKOFRIETOES,
aIilleesbcrg, O., : : Oct. 6, 1870.
Republican State Ticket.
For Secretary of State,
ISAAC R. SHERWOOD.
For Judge of Supreme Court,
GEORGE W. 3rcILVAIXE.
For Comptroller of Treasury,
WILLIAM T. WILSON.
For Member of Board of Public Worts,
PHILIP V. HERZING.
For CongresSjlith District,
Republican County Ticket.
For Infirmary Director,
Fmx Term JOSEPH YODER.
Vacakcy JOHN F. LOVE.
IMPORTANT TO VOTERS.
Wc desire to call the attention of
every voter in this county to the
19th Section of the law regulating
the election for representative or del
egate in Congress. The law, as will
be seen, makes illegality in voting,
a very grave offense. Let every one.
then, read carefully the following
section, and see to it, that he be not
guilty of the violation of any part
of law. There are men of both par-
tics who will be on the lookout' for
any thing of the kind, and will
promptly report any party guilty of
such illegality. Remember then
that attempting, by threats, intima
tion, bribery; reward, to prevent
.any qualified voter from exercising
his right of suffrage, will be pun
ished. Remember also, that voting
or receiving a vote without being
lawfully entitled to a vote, will sub
ject you to imprisonment not .ex
ceeding three years or $500 fine. A
person voting for, or in the name of
any other person, whether living,
dead, or fictitious, is" liable to pun
ishment. Voting more than once,
or in a place where he may not be
entitled to vote, likewise subjects
him to punishment. Let every one,
both Republicans and Democrats,
read carcfull3r this whole section and
vote accordingly. Remember that
any violation of this law will be
carried to the District Court.
Section 19. That if at any election
for representative or delegate in the
Consrrcss of the United States anv per
son shall knowingly personate and' vote,
or attempt to vote, in the name of any
other person, whether living, dead, or
lictitious; or vote more than once at
the same election for any candidate for
the same office ; or vote at a place where
lie may not be lawfully entitled to vote
or .vote without having a lawful right to
vote; or do any unlawful act to secure
a right or an opportunity- to vote1 for
himself or an' other person : or by force,
threat, menace, intimidation, bribery,
reward, or oiler, or promise thereof, or
otncrwise unlawfully prevent any qual
ified voter of any State of the United
States of America, or of any Territory
thereof, from freely exercising the right
ot rsunrage, or by any sucn means in
duce any voter to refuse to exercise such
right; or compel or induce by any such
means or otherwise any officer of an
election in any such State or Territory
to receive a vote from a person not le
gally quaiineu or entitled -to vote; or
interfere in any manner with any officer
of said election in the discharge of his
duties; or by any of such means, or
other unlawful means, induce any offi
cer of an election, or officer whose duty
It is to ascertain, announce, or declare
the result of any such election, or give
or make any certificate, document, or
evidence in relation thereto, to violate or
reiuse to comply wim ms duty, or any
law regulating the same; or knowingly
and willfully receive the vote of any per
son not entitled to vote; or aid, counsel,
procure, or advise any such voter, per
son, or officer to do any act hereby made
a crime, or to omit to uo any auty tne
omission of which is hereby made a
crime, or attempt to do so. every such
person shall be deemed guilty of a crime
anu snail ior sucn crime oe liable to
prosecution in any court of the United
States of competent jurisdiction, and,
on conviction tnereoi, snail oe punished
by a fine not exceeding $500, or by im
prisonment for a term not exceeding
three years, or both, in the discretion of
the court, and shall pay the costs of
If You Want
An honest Christian man to repre
sent you in Congress from this Dis
trict, a man who will sec that the
interests of the people he represents
be fully recognized in all the coun
ties alike, VOTE FOR MONROE.
Permit yourself to be imposed upon
by parties who will try to persuade
you to trade votes, by endeavoring
to got you to scratch Monroe and
insert Critchficld, and they in return
vote for one of our State or County
candidates. It is of the greatest
importance that Mr. Monroe be
elected to Congress.
lour ticKct uciore voting anu see
that James Monroe's name is on the
it It has been intimated that Re
publican tickets are being circulated
with Critchfield substituted for
Be at Your Posts.
Have good reliable men selected,
to be on hand as soon as the polls
arc opened, and remain until they
arc closed, and see to it that every
person not entitled to a vote, is chal
lenged. Remember that the law is
on the side of justice, and that any
person.casting or receiving an ille
gal vote, will be brought before the
District Court for said offense. We
therefore ask all good citizens to
unite in protecting the ballot.
party is in' deep sympathy with
France in the present war, and op
posed to Prussia. Vote the Repub
lican ticket, and you" will vote with
Work! Work! Work!!!
Republicans remember that the
secret of success is in getting out a
full vote. Therefore see to it that
every vote'is got out. Have each
man s name down in vour voting
district and as he deposits his vote
check off his name.
Why is the rate of taxation in
Holmes County about one-third
greater than in Wayne? Such is
the Cftg 0.
OUR NEXT ELECTION.
On next Tuesday the voters of
Ohio will go to the polls lo cast their
suffrages for members of Congress,
and State and County Officers. As
yet, in this section, but little has
been done comparatively speaking.
So great has been the interest in the
important affairs now transpiring in
the Old World, that the more im
portant ones in our own country
havc been to a great measure neg
lected. This should not be. It is
now high time to be up and doinj
The great mass of people of this
country are not willing that the
reign of power should be placed in
the hands of those parties, who at
tempted so recently, to destroy the
national unity and national pros
perity. There is no danger, How
ever, of this, if a full vote is given
on election day. It is not likely
that those who have stood by the
Union cause, and the Republican
party in its efforts to put down the
Democratic rebellion, and to restore
and reconstruct the union on a per
manent "basis, are now going back
upon their principles, by coalescing
with the opposition.
All then that is necessary to se
cure the triumphant success of the
Republican party in Ohio on next
Tuesday is a full vote. We are sure
of one thing, that the Democratic
force will be out to a man. Where
the party is strong, they are working
openly, and in sections where weak
are secretly at work.
Wc would therefore urge upon
every Republican the duty of being
at the polls himself, and seeing that
every other one of his district is
there. By so doing wc will be en
ablcd to poll n respectable vote in
this county. And although wo do
not expect to elect any of our can
didates for county officers, wc shall
have the satisfaction of knowing
that we did our duty in the matter.
Every vote given will give Mr. Mon
roe so much larger majority.
Let us then turn out to a man, and
make the Republican vote of this
county larger than it has been for
Republicans of Holmes! Do you
realize that but six days intervene
before election? Have j'ou perfect
ed the necessary arrangements for a
complete and full turn out of every
Republican voter on Election da'?
Have your organizations in every
Township and School District
thoroughly looked over the work
there is to perform, and put reliable
and energetic men to the perfor
mance of thai labor? Have you
posted j'ourselves as to what Demo
crats there may be in your town
ship that from any cause are not en
titled to vote?
If you have not done these things
let us prevail upon you to at once
take hold of the work, and push it
with energy and perseverance, until
you know just what the situation is,
and have every thing in readiness
for the dawn of the election morn
ing. Devote all the neceessary time
and labor to insure a full Republi
can vote and a thorough Republi
can triumph. It is only by active
energy and indomitable "pluck"'
that victory will be achieved. Your
opponents are thoroughly organized,
and expect to catch you unprepared.
See to it' that their expectations' are
Have Your Buggies Ready.
Have your buggies and carriages
on hand, so that if any Republicans
fail to report in time you can go
after them and thereby bring out
full vote. Wc appeal to every Re
publican to give as much time as
possible to seeing that every vote is
got out, and above all give next
.Tuesday to the service of your
County, State and Nation.
Have Your Buggies Ready. ARE THE TOWNSHIPS ORGANIZED?
If not, the active Republicans in
every school-district should imme
diately go to work. There is not
much time to spare, and every hour
is precious. Don't wait for some
body else to make the first move.
Thou art the man.
Have Your Buggies Ready. ARE THE TOWNSHIPS ORGANIZED? NOT A DEMOCRAT--NOT A VOTE.
Keep before the people that
when the vote was taken in Congress
to reduce the National taxes $80,-
uuu,ix0, not a Democrat was found
in either branch to vote for the re
unction of taxes, notwithstanding
their hypocritical howl about the
dear people Remember the Bcpub-
licans reduced the taxes.
any Democratic candidate asks
3'ou to vote for hims as a mere com
pumcnt, don't do it. lour vote
represents your principles. Princi
ples are too sacred to be bartered
away in compliments.
But a few more days.
But a few more days remain for ac
tive work before election. Let each
Republican accept part of the re
sponsibility of the campaign and
zealously labor that an old fashioned
victory may be gained at the polls
over the combined opposition. With
a little well directed work, such a
triumph can readily be obtained.
Remember that a few days only re
main till the day of election. Arc
you organized? Have j-ou registered
the name of every voter in your
bcliool district? Have you seen
every one, and provided a way to get
every one to the polls? Speeches
are important Personal visitations
are important, but organization, af
ter all, is what does work. Wc arc
sure of victory in this District and
the State if we get all the votes out.
Let us then have one united vigor
ous effort, and victory is ours. '
ARE YOUR TICKETS RIGHT
Be sure that your tickets have
the name of James Monroe on them,
correctly, spelled &c. Let no bogus
ticket be palmed off on you.
ASK AN EXPLANATION.
When any Republican is tbld'By
Democrat that the administration
piling on cruel and unnecessary
burdens on the tax-payers,let him
ask an explanation of the myste
rious fact that when it was proposed
in Congress to reduce internal reve
nue taxes $00,000,000 a year, and
tariff duties $20,000,000 a year, all
the Democratic members of the
Senate voted against it, and all but
eipht Democratic members of the
House. Why shonld the Demo
cratic party take positions against
HOW IS IT?
The Farmer says that the election
of Critchficld will protect Amen
can labor? How can this be so,
when he is in favor of Free trade
and foreign manudctures. Let the
Democracy have the rule and Amer
ican labor will have to compete
with that of foreign countries,
which every one knows is lower
than Americans can stand. Work
ing men, do you wish to have
the price of your labor cut down
one-third or one-half? If you do,
vote for Critchfield. If you wish
your labor protected, vote for Mon
VOTE FOR MONROE.
Do you want to secure a protec
tion to Home Manufactures? Vote
for James Monroe. Do you desire
sood markets? Vote for Prof.
Do you wish to avoid Stagnation
in business? If so, vote for Mon
Do you want to have plenty of
work? Vote for Monroe.
Do you want busy manufactures?
Elect Mr. Monroe.
We understand, on good authority,
that there arc false tickets issued
by the Democrats of "Wayne county
in order to kill some of the Rqiub
lican votes. The Republicans in
each township of Wayne Co. should
be on their guard, and not let the
Democrats play that game. They
are up to all such tricks, and should
be watched. Be on j'our guard.
It might be well if our friends
here in. this county would be on the
watch out for similar tricks.
We call upon the Republicans of
this county to see that their .respect
ive school districts are organized.
witn a tnorougn organization, we
maydcpendvupon a vote that will
astonish ourselves. But to get such
a vote out it requires untiring effort
on the part of our friends. We hope
this matter will be attended to im
mediately. The election takes place
on the 11th, next Tuesday, and what
is going to be done must be done
Let every Republican feel that on
his vote alone may depend the elec
tion of our Congressman. Turn
out then every one and rote for your
county ticket, Congressman, and
Notwithstanding the unusually
large demands upon the Treasury,
which have been promptly met, there
has been a further net reduction in
the debt of $9,007,498, making an
annual saving of interest of over
half a million dollars. Since the
commencement of Grant's adminis
tration the debt has been reduced,
including the $2,000,000 of bonds
purchased last week, $180,500,000,
which causes an annual saving in
interest of $10,830,000. Still the
good work goes on, and the Treas
ury is in a condition to buy more
bonds and save more interest.
The only thing the Republicans
have to fear in this District is their
own apathy. If our full vote is cast
Mr. Monroe's election is secured
beyond a peradventure, but if Repub
licans are too indifferent to come to
the polls our success is greatly en-
uangereu. a worn to tno wise is
Schuyler Colfax never uttered a
truer sentiment than that which he
announced on the stump, a few days
since, that m the last two years of
Johnson's administration, when the
Democrats had seduced him from
his allegiance to Republican princi
ples, fraud and peculation were the
rule. Under his administration
most of the money that was collected
went into the pockets of thieves.
But under Grant's administration it
goes into the national Treasury, to
assist in relieving the people from
the burden of taxation.
These are words of truth, and
should be remembered by the Amer
A dark cloud is now hovering
over Eastern Europe. The warlike
preparations of Russia and Austria
have aroused the Sultan and caused
him to fear lest those great powers
should seize upon the Ottoman Em
pire and divide it between them,
while the other great powers of Eu
rope are engaged in watching the
progress of the Franco-Prussian
war. The Sultan is gathering his
forces around Constantinople and
preparing for any emergency.
Returns this year will show just
about how many, votes should be
poiieu in a townsnip, connty or
hi. . ..
state, and where there arc too many
votes cast there will be occasion for
an investigation, and some one to
be slightly punisiied.
tS7i you want high taxes, vote
SSTYt you want a continued re
duction of taxes, vote for James
The Census THE REPUBLICAN PARTY THE TRUE
POOR MAN'S PARTY.
The Republican party is the party
the poor man ; first, because it has
set millions of slavesfree. These
slaves were of a different race, of an
alien blood to the majority' of the
people of this country, and, guided
by a sense of justice and of right,
they bestowed liberty on them, and
lifted th?m to the plane of equal
citizenship. Now if the Republi
can part' will thus do justice to men
so different from them in race as the
negro is, how much more surely can
the poor white man depend upon
them and their children. Then the
Homestead law had to wait until the
Republicans came into power to be
enacted. The Democratic part-,
during its long years of rule, al
lowed the laborer to go without this
opportunity of acquiring a home,
The Republican party have estab
lished a Bureau of Education, seek
ing thereby to extend the benefit of
education to all parts of our country,
so that where the States neglect that
duty, the National Government
would see that the humblest son of
the republic should receive that ed
ucation to lit him to understand pol
itics, and. if need be to fill the
highest office in the gift of the peo
pie. In this, too, the Republican
party has proved itself to be the
friend of the poor man, the true
"white man's party." And while it
is a white man's party, it is none
the less the black man's party. It
is in lact the party of the people,
the party to which all classes of
American citizens, Indian, and ne
gro, and white may look for justice.
Mr. Critchfield has a novel plan
for the payment of the public debt
He wants the hard working farmers
of the West to pay dollar for dollar
with the bondholder of the East.
This is the way it is to be done,
Mr. Critchficld is in favor of divid
ing the war debt among the States
according to thenumbcrs of popula
tion not in proportion to wealth
as the tax is now levied. By this
means an Ohio farmer who is proba
bly not worth two thousand dollars
will be compelled to pay as much
as the millionaire of Boston. That
is what the Democratic party means
by "equal taxation." Are the work
ing men of the Fourteenth District
ready for such "equal taxation?" If
so, Critchfield is your man. Choose
THE WAY THEY FOLLOW EACH
Four Republican yictories have
followed each other, within a few
days, in regular succession. Ver
mont spoke first 21;000 majority
Maine, with a small vote, but "a ma
jority proportionate to old figures,
comes next. Everything one way
Colorado follows, with a clean Re
publican ticket. And, finally, Wyo
ming has repudiated Democracy
by changing a Democratic majority
of 1,43C two years ago, into a Repub
lican majority ol tnis year.
This is as far as we are able to get
until other States hold their elec
tions. It will do though, for a fall
REPUBLICANS ARE YOU READY?
Remember that the election takes
place next Tuesday. Our political
enemies are quietly at work, and un
less the Republicans of this district
bestir themselves our candidate may
be defeated. The Democratic pa
pers of the district are overflowing
with vile slanders. It is the duty
of Republicans to squarely meet
every false charge and promptly
deny it. To win the day work
must be done efficient work,
Ever' school, district must be thor
oughly canvassed so that not a vote
will be lost for Mr. Monroe. A
few active men in each township
can secure the success of the Repub
lican ticket, Apathy will defeat it.
Do your duty Republicans, and'
Monroe will- be elected by 1000
The Farmer Says
That "the Democracy will repeal
the laws enacted . by Republican
Congresses that give the President
and the military and other Federal
authority the power to interfere in
popular elections in the .States."
Just as we expected they would do
if they would-get into power undo
the good that has been done by the
party in power, and instead of ad
vancing the interests of the country,
drag it back to where it was several
years ago, and cause it to travel
again through all the struggles and
trials through which it has passed,
during the reconstruction and ad
justing of the revolted States. Is
there a Democrat in Holmes County
who is sorry that the Republican
party put down the rebellion?
If you are not, then, yon are glad
that the Democratic party failed in
its oppositions to the Government
during the war. Is there a democrat
in Holmes couiity, that can say that
the Republican administration has
not done a mighty work in the re
construction and adjusting of the
TT A Al . . .
iius not me country iiecn m as
prosperous a condition for the last
live years as it has been during
Democratic rule? Has not the pres
ent administration reduced the debt
very materially? If this then is
their object to change or repeal the
laws which have proved themselves
to be the best that could be made
under the circumstances, wcask pur
Democratic friends, if they desire
to elect such men.
A Certain Man Living on
the line between Holmes and Wayne
counties, whose land lies in this
county says that his tax in Holmes
lacks half a mill of being twice
as much as his tax in Wayne. Why
TheStcubenville Herald, in print
ing the eloquent speech delivered by
Senator O. P. Morton, at Terre
Haute, Indiana, has for a heading
brief outlines of what the Repub
lican party has done as compared
with the record of the Democratic
party. Here is Republicanism :
It abolished slavery established
universal suffrage gave liberty to
all sections protected the civil
rights of all men defeated repudi
ation gave republican government
to the south built the pacific rail
road passed the homestead law
opened new roads into the unin
habited public domain secured
pensions and homesteads to union
soldiers reduced the national debt
one hundred and forty-six millions
in sixteen months, thus certainly
securing the extinction of the whole
debt in less than fifteen years re
duced taxation eighty millions in
one bill passed a revenue tariff with
full incidental protection to Ameri
can labor reduced the prospective
interest on the national debt.
And here Democracy:
Sympathy with the rebellion de
votion to slavery hostility to uni
vcrsal suffrage persecution of the
freed people opposition to the civil
rights bill lavoraulc to repudiation
adverse to the reduction, of the
debt votes in Congress against re
ducing taxation prejudiced against
the union soldier committed to
low wages and free trade.
WHITCH SHALLIT BE?
Not a single Democratic paper fa
vors protection to home manufac
tures and home labor. They de
Foreign Manufactured Goods.
An Impoverished Country. .
On the other hand the Rcpubli
A Protective Tariff.
Plenty of Work.
Good Prices for Everything.
A Prosperous, Happy and Con
Reader, which do you prefer, good
prices, and plenty to do, or low
prices and no work? Answer at the
THE REDUCTION OF TAXES.
What Taxes Have Been Taken off and
Last week wc gave a list of articles
on which the tax was reduced or
taken off entirely. Having copied
it from another paper, we did not
give it that close investigation that
wc should have done. Consequently
some errors were overlooked.
The following Internal Revenue
Taxes are repealed to tike effect
Oct. 1st, 1870:
THE TAX ON ARTICLES IN SCHEDULE A.
The stamps imposed in Schedule
B, on promissory notes for a sum less
than $100 and on receipts for any
sum of money, and no stamp is re
quired on an assignment or transfer
of a mortgage where it once was duly
The stamps imposed in Schedule
A on canned and preserved fish.
Taxes on Legacies and Succes
sions, but this does not exempt any
taxes on legacies or successions that
are now duo but not assessed or
The several taxes on sales except
those paid by stamps and those im
posed on distilled spirits and to
bacco. The taxes on boats, barge? and
On and after May 1st, 1871, the
several special taxes on Retail Deal
ers, Horse Dealers, Cattle Brokers,
Brokers, Stock Brokers, Commercial
Brokers, Manufactures, &c, &c, (or
the taxes known as the license tax)
are repealed, but special taxes on
Brewers or the taxes imposed by the
act of July 20th -I860, on tobacco,
snuff, cigars, wines and distilled
spirits, arc not repeal,
On incomes exceeding $2,000
for the years commencing January
1, 1870, and January 1, 1871, 2i per
The exemptions arc, in addition
to $2,000, all taxes and interest paid
during the year, losses and bad
debts, rent or repairs on dwelling
houses, and amount paid for labor
to cultivate land, or to conduct any
other business from which income
is derived. This is the personal in
On dividends of all corpora
tions, for the year 1871, including
banks, railroad companies, insu
rance companies, canal and turn
pike companies, trust companies,
and savings institutions, 2 percent,
The tax may be paid by the com
panies, who may ucauct it in ins
bursing their dividends to the indi-
Poor, oppressed, tax-ridden
Democrats in Knox county who arc
almost crushed beneath the burdens
they stagger under, will please bear
in mind the fact that General Mor
gan, and all tne otucr democratic
members from Ohio voted against
the Republican bill of last summer
which repealed the license, stamp
and income tax, and tax on sales.
Nice men; to be howling about
taxes! Jit. Vernon Bepublican.
SHOWING THEIR COLORS.
The Democratic papers have, sin
gularly enough, forgotten to circu
late the fact that fully onc-hnlf their
nominees in this State arc old Know-
Nothings, of whom Campbell and
Van Trump arc the chicfest. The
old K. N.'s were very hard on adop
ted citizens and catholics a few years
ago; but now they want their votes.
Bombardment of Paris!
PREPARING TO ATTACK.
No Prisoners to be Taken!
MOVEMENT ON LYONS.
Berlin, Oct. 4. The Parisians
having ordered that no Prussian
prisoners arc to be taken because
they help to consume the store of
lood m Pans, the Prussian com
manders have also been directed to
make no prisoners.
All villages around Jletz have
been destroyed by the late cannon
ade. The navigation of the Baltic will
doubtless be safe before the German
steamers now about starting from
America can arrive.
Loxdox, Oct. 4. The manifesto
purporting to have been written by
the Emperor from Wilhelmshohc,
on the 2Cth ult, and published to
day in La Situation, is unquestion
Pans letters received Here to-aay,
say the Prussians threaten Point du
Jour. The bombardment of the
city from the west is imminent. The
books of the great libraries have
been removed to the cellars, and all
windows have been filled with bags
of earth, and watchmen have been
stationed on Notre Dame to loot
out for fires.
Tours, Oct. 4. An encounter re
cently occurred between tne Jjrencu
reconnoitenng party ana tne enemy
Mechis farm, north of Paris. No
result giving. Commanders of forts
Montrogue and D'lvry on the south
of Paris, report on the 28th large
masses of Prussians passing to the
west toward Versailles. On the
same day no Prussians were visible
from the tower of Vinccnnes. There
are 15,000 Prussians at Pithivcrs.
The Brittany clergy are taking an
active part in measures for the na
tional defense. This is also the
case in a good part in the south of
France. The government is tnus
greatly strengthened, and the dis
position to respect tne nguts oi tne
clergy arc correspondingly renewed,
Postal sen-ice continues irregular
and uncertain. The OfficialJoumal
of the Eepublic, forced to make an
explanation, says so mucn oi tne roil
ing stock of railroads has been cap
tured or transferred to the eastern
and northern roads since the war
commenced, there is not enough left
to run trains regularly.
Lyons, Oct. 4.-From all parts of
France accounts show tnat snarp-
shooters arc now seriously annoying
London. Oct. 4.-Prince Napoleon
advertised his villa at Prangins for
sale. The old Republican party of
France are reported hostile to tne
nlehiscite and will not vote. The
rural vote is nearly unanimous in
favor of the government. Favre is
said to be waiting for an answer to
his second letter to the King of
Prussia before deciding how to act.
Calais is filled with National Gardes.
Reconnoitcring parties have been
sent out toward Arran.
FARMERS, LOOK AT THIS.
Morgan fc Co. taxes,
and are spending their wind in de
nouncing them in every shape.
Well, taxes are not attractive things
of themselves. We don t any ot us,
like them in the abstract. But,
Morgan and Co, know and admit
that wc must raise money to pay
the current expenses of government
national, state, county, township,
city, etc., somehow! J. hey don
like a tariff, and propose abolishing
that. They don't want any income
tax that is all wrong. They don't
want any internal revenue tax, as is
now hxed upon wlnsKy, tobacco, etc.
In short, they propose dispensing
with all these indirect methods, and
insist that we shall adopt a system
of direct tax upon the property of
everybody, real and personal. I hey
say that would certainly satisfy the
people. Let every man pay taxes
just in proportion to the amount of
his property, lnat sounds lair, and
equal. Gen. Morgan goes in for
that. lie don't want any oxcep
But the Republican plan is to
make exceptions. It proposes to
tax luxuries, and exempt lands, and
the general produce of the country.
It proposes a levy upon articles
made in other countries, and brought
here lor sale, commonly called
tariff. It proposes a tax upon
whisky and tobacco, to make up the
the balance, and if necessary it pro
poses a tax upon incomes, over
$2,000 per year. That is the way
Republicans propose to raise the
funds necessary to carrry on the
What says the farmer's, the me
chanies, the voters of the country
to this difference? Do they prefer
General Morgan's plan? Do they
want to pay their share ol the four
hundred millions of money raised
by the general government, by hav
ing it levied upon their lands and
shops, rather than to have it raised
by tarilis, and taxes on tobacco and
whisky t In a recent speech at
Dayton, Gen. Schenck illustrated
the difference in these systems
very forcibly. Read his masterly
"lwant exemptions in favor of
the poor, and I don't want every
thing down to the last dollar, and
the last pig, taxed. I am for leav
ing the land out, as we have done.
altogether from taxation, because
that underlies the whole of all the
industries, of all the labor, and all
the production of the country.
am for taxing your artificial appe
tite, and your accumulated capital
only. But Mr. Campbell says JNo,
give us direct taxation. Let the
man who produces upon his farm
a gallon of milk, worth about as
much as a gallon of whisky, pay the
same as is to be paid upon the
whisky. Let the man that produces
a bushel of potatoes pay upon that
:is much as is paid upon niauufac
tured tobacco. Let every farmer
pay upon his land, every property
holder upon his lot and upon his
house, and thus tax, under this sys
tem of taxation, down to the last
cent, everybody just in proportion
to that which each one has. Have
no exemptions, have nobody reliev
ed, make no difference between
luxuries and necessaries, but make
bread pay as much as whisky. Arc
you prepared for that? I say again,I
am in lavorol discrimination; I am
in favor of taxing luxuries; I am in
favor of raising what wc can to car
ry on the Government, and pay its
debts from artificial appetites in
which people may indulge, and when
these aro not sufficient, then try the
accumulated capital of the country.
mariners, mcchnuics, laboring
men; voters of all parties, consider
well which system of taxation yon
prefer. If you prefer Morgan's,
then vote for him. If you prefer
the Republican system, then to bo
honest, and consistent you must
vote for Potwin. Jit. Vernon Be-
FARMERS, LOOK AT THIS. Great Flood in Virginia!
Terrible Destruction of Life
EASTERN VIRGINIA DELUGED WITH
A Vessel JLuinti at Anchor
In the Centre of the City
Bridges Over the Potomac
Seores Lives and Millions of
WASHINGTON, October 2, 1870.
The storm which set ill again late
in the afternoon has been increasing
in violence throughout the evening.
There is little wind, but a heavy
fall of rain.
A most disastrous flood is raging
throughout the whole upper valley
of the Potomac. Half of the Chain
Bridge, five miles above Georgetown,
was carried off this morning, and
has lodged against the center of
Long Bridge, where it has helped to
gather an immense pile of drift, and
it seems almost certain that it will
result in pushing off a considerable
bridge justbelowit. It was feared
that the spans of the Chain Bridge,
which floated down, would carry
away the aqueduct bridge at Gcr
mantown, but at the time they pass
ed, the water way was just sufficient
to prevent damage. To-night, how
ever, the water at Georgetown
reaches to the base of the arches
and the warves. Nearly all the
river business houses and yards are
submerged. As the flood reached
tide water at this place it was par
tially thrown back, which caused
strong current to act through the
canal. The consequence has been
that over half of Washington, be
tween Pennsylvania avenue and the
canal, and a wide stride along the
Smithsonian grounds and public
green houses below is under water.
There is no communication for
foot passengers between those por
tions of the city seperated by the
canal. At some of the bridges
carriages cross, but even that is not
attempted at some ot the crossings,
At Tenth and Eleventh streets the
water reaches within a few yards of
ooutn Pennsylvania avenue, and
many of the cellars on that side are
full. Boats and carts are very bnsy
removing lamilics and goods irom
the submerged portion, and the
work goes on busily for fear that
the turning of the tide at midnight
it being now on the ebb, will cause
great rise. Persons just from the
island report that the current has
broken over the causeway of the
Long Bridge, and is rapidly wear
ing it down. JXo one is allowed to
go on any portion of either the rail
road or wagon bridge, and it is
now feared that both will be serious
ly damaged. Those last over from
the Virginia side report that the
western spans are badly crashed
and in some places entirely gone,
xne .Democrats think the war
questions arc dead issues. They
will find out their mistake when the
soldiers go to the polls. Until they
can change timber legs to legs of
flesh and blood; and fill in thous
ands of homes the vacant chairs.
ana remove mourning irom many
hearts; and grave stones from
thousand cemeteries; until they can
blot out memory and conscience
from the minds of American citi
zens, they will find that they will
continue to be judged by the past
as well as by the present. By their
fruits we know them.
SEE TO IT!
The election law of last winter
gives minorities the right of repre
sentation on Election Boards. Re
publicans wherever in the minority
should see to it that their right
this respect is claimed, and a reliable
Republican put upon the Election
Board in every Democratic township.
Secure a copy of the law and have
it at the polls on election morning,
and insist upon your rights under it,
Gold on Saturday came down to
112 the lowest figure it has reach
ed since the war. The low price" of
gold has completely taken the starch
out of the Greenback Democracy,
and their cunning device to repudi
ate the national debt, has had the
wind knocked out of it, leaving
nothing but the skeleton to haunt
them in their despair. With gold
at par or even ten per cent, premium,
there can no longer be any chance
for quibbling or fault-finding with
our currency the best that any na
tion under the sun was ever blessed
iESTRemerabcr that every vote
cast for the Democratic candidates
is a vote in favor of an increase in
our already overburdcnsoiue County
and Township taxes.
It is Hoped
That all good citizens, irrespective
of party, will see thai? the voting in
the several townships will be con
ducted in a fair and honest way.
Bring in the Returns.
Be sure and bring in the returns
as soon as the votes are counted, so
that we may be able to report the vote
of this county for Congressman to
the other counties of this District.
Wc also wish to give the full re
turns in our next issue, and in order
to do so the returns should be in
by 10 o'clock Tuesday night. Bring
the returns to this office. We ex
pect to have arrangements made to
havo full returns early Wednesday
jtSTlf you want the County and
Township taxes reduced, vote the
Republican County ticket.
A grocer in Cincinnati lias an
a pain' on the top of his house which
yielded him last year 1,775 pounds
said to appear that Tennessee is the
healthiest region in the world, and
most rcmarkablu for longevity.
Mm .!,!.,( : :.. 4i..,
United States is Eliza Arrowsmith,
oi oomcrset county, :s. l., aged
101. She gets a pension of $000 a
STThc Republican candidates
for county offices arc pledged, if
elected, to economy and reform in
the County affairs.
JOE II. TODD, 31. D.,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, OFFICE COR
nerorilam anilliobi'on Streets. Slireve, O.
Office Days Wcdnesdaji and Saturdays. 7
ITotlce of Attachment.
Jacob Boley, pllTt, 1 Before E. J.Darby. J.r.
vs. or Washington Tp
John nush, jr., drt. Holmes Co. Ohio.
OX the 7th day of September, A. T. 1ST0, said
Justice issued an orderof attachment in the
above action for the sum of flfty-two dollars
and eighty cents. Said case is set for trial on
the 2Sth day of October, A. D. 1ST0, at 10 o'clock
A. V. of said day.
THE undersigned will sell as Administrator
of the estate of James Benford, deceased,
On Tuesday, October 18, 1870.
Eight Head of Horses,
Two Single Buggies,
One Set of Harness,
One Cutting Box,
A lot of Horse Blankets,
Household Furniture, &c.
Sale to commence at 10 o'clock a.m. Terms
made known on day of Sale.
B. C. BROWX,
New Goods at Reduced Prices.
GO OD CHOPS
Of Corn. Oats and Wheat, and with that comes
a large and extensive stock of new
FALL k WINTER GOODS.
J. E. KOCH, Jr.,
Is now receiving and opening direct from JTcw
York and Philadelphia, one of the most dosir-
consisting m part ot
Staple and Pnnoy
A MAGNIFICENT STOCK OP
Ladies9 Dress Goods,
Ottrstock of goods is complete. havo al:
a large stock of
Which will be sold very cheap. These goods
hare been selected with great care and bought
for cash in Philadelphia and XewYork,andI
am determined to sell as low as nnr house in
the countrv. for Cash or Produce in hand. My
goods are of first-class quality, warranted to
pive satisfaction, and all I ask is an examina
tion of my stock and prices. No trouble to
6how goods. You will always find polite and
alonrr. anrt f wnt thnw vnn thfi Tjiro-pst. (Thnan-
est and Best stock of Goods in the market. My
motto &non rroiits anu yuicc saies,wun
viwti etui;, jjuw t. auu x an A'caiiu. a
shall endeavor to merit a full share of the pub
lic patronage. Please give me a call before
pnrcnastng eisewnerc, as i am prepared anu
determined to cive Itarirains to Cah ltuvcrs.
The highest price paid for all kinds of
Millersburg,!. J. Es KOCH, Jr,
i-H I I
P . T-
TOM, G1SCHE & CO,,
Opposite tho Empire Houso,
Keeps constantly on hand a large assortment of
Iron, Steel, 2Tails,
Glass, Sash and Doors,
Axles, Springs and Fifth Wlieels,
Anvils, Meltocs and Tweir Irons,
A full stock of Blacksmith Tools.
A FULL STOCK OF
Carpenter's and Cabinet
Maker's Tools !
Just receiTed and cheaper than ever.
Planes, of every description,
Chisels, Guages and Squares,
Cast Steel Augers & Auger Pitts,
Henry Piston Saws,
Shoo Ply Saies,
Solid Cast Steel Hammers,
Solid Cast Steel Hatchets,
Draw Shaves and Spoke Shaves,
Broad Axes and Foot Adzes,
And many other tool s too numerous to men tion.
A fine stock of
Saddler's ni Trimmer's Hardware.
Iron over top Hames.
Coach and Gig Hames,
Puckels of all kinds,
Posetts and Ornaments,
Trim Leather, Top Leather
Enameled Muslin, Duck & Drill,
And a full stock of
Saddler's Tools I
Jnst received from the East. Also, a large as
Paint and Varnish Brushes,
Camel Hair and Sable Stripers,
Tube Colors & Transfer Ornaments,
All kinds of Colors, dry and in oil,
Coach and Furniture Varnish,
G. A. Weirich Lead,
A full stock of
LOCIS, LATCHES WGES
AT REDUCED TEICES.
Door Bumpers, Sash Fasteners,
Blind Hinges and Fastenings,
Looking Glass Knobs,
Coat and Hat Hooks
Corn Sliellers, Cider Mills,
Cross Cut and Mill Saws,
Lot of Farm Bells,
Pittsburgh Centre Plow, iron and
JVeir stock of Pocket Cutlery,
Knives and Forks,
Embroidering and Pocket Scissors,
Sm Ith & Wesson's Bevolvers
Powder Flasks andShot Pouches,
Bamrods for Bijles and Snot Guns,
Gun Barrels and Gun Bibs,
Gun Locks and Triggers,
Gun Wads, Mullet Moulds,
A full stock of Gun Maker's Ma
terials, And everything usually found in a first-class
WEIRICH, CASCHE & CO.
Jackson Street, opposite tho Empire House,
aiillersbnrg-, Ohio. 7tf
Cheaper Than Ever
French Merinos, Silks,
Empress Cloths, Plaids,
Velvets D Velveteens,
Go to WHOLF, UHLER & Co.'s.
FOR TOUR '
BLANKETS & FLANNELS
o to WHOLF, UHLER & Co.'s.
Paisley, Broclia, Thibet
and Wool Shawls,
Go to WHOLF, UHLER & Co.'s.
Beaver Cloths, Broad Cloths,
Black and Fancy Cassi
meres, Wool Tweeds,
o to WHOLF, UHLER & Co.'s.
Broicii aud Jileacied Jfusliiis,
Stripes and Checks,
Go to WHOLF, UHLER & Co.'s.
Carpets, Oil Cloths,
Looking Classes, &c.
Go to WHOLF, UHLER A. Co.'s.
Hats, Cfj).v. Boots, Shoes
Go to WHOLF, UHLER & Co.'s.
7ancy GooJs aM Mods,
Go to WHOLF, UHLER 4. Co.'s.
Groceries, Flour, Feed,
ana provisions tfeneraiiy,
Go to WHOLF. UHLER &. Co.'s.
TO SELL YOUR
Butter, Eggs, Seeds, Lard,
;tml alt kinds of Produce, for the High
est i-rice. in uuji,
Co to WHOLF, UHLER & Co.'s.