ticerv Thamrtay Horning,
: i 0, L. POOBMAN. '.
.brVICK-Milt Hall flalldhltf,
i'uw dour Uwt of t;nrt J luuac.
tMtnrle rubMritier, pit annum, lil paid wllhln the
Jl not paid wtllilnOiuet-er. ..., .......
'iub ot Six. eui-u, (iiatU in advance.)
If J"-No paper illnFoituniird until nil arrwerag. are paid.
X'-'rfpl el Hi. option ol' Int pulni.her.
KstfjLlislieJ in 18153.
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HT. CLA'I RSVJ LL13, OHIO, OCT.
Vol. 2. No. 3C.
TEH MS OF AIMEflTlHlAUt
On. aquam, (tan Iim of t.,) oa or dim lnr
nw...... as mt
Rwh .ul.a-MOnt Insertion..' ai
One ftiuar.. nun. inumbt,".' S VI
is " 4
CT nusf.ie.. Cant., of ft.nr la eeven 1tne. fiO.SH.h
eduiM rar and paper lor I e
ffT Mrrpfcuni.' advenlnoi
am." adtenlMtir, MMedln one fauna
at atiyt.tm, tlt'e-iyvat A lnlt ..nlumn,
t .t.i-Ml'.Mjf irttj clMticaL igo.
A aoiuiajt, at ova
fnAHm.nlain. an errmntaMnrd wltll Writ Ma
T'K.m ui iima. iu.it! tut iwLurt akarart aeaard-.
Nrfr tnd DnrL CM A area-
"""" ""J "" " a r'"y !
. A. -13. AVTST-IjS,
; Attorney, at Law,
MARTIN'S FERRY, BEI CO. O.
f 1M flilviifl to collecting mini Mvurlntf claim.
v. D, D. T. COWEN,
' Attorney at Law,
' ' ST. CLALRSVILLE, O.
bt'JitX ovpoaiie k Lewie How,
iid over Troll's
Dr. John Alexander. ,
"MX. C.AlaVIL.L.ll3, Oil tO.
OrTICK AND RKMIHFJSX'K III the Seminary prop
erty, est owl of town, to
St. ClalrM llle, Ohio,
JjAVK ON HAND A FULL ASSORTMENT
t lothi, Casslmares St Testing frf
whieh ikeywill make to order lolaeueeieelelyle ami on
lie mol reasonable Itrm. t1
DE. J. W FISHER,
U AVINOiMrmanemlyloetiedlnRT CLAIR8V(U,E,
wouia reeonuiiy announce tni tie i
f)repareit lortorin all operations pertaining
. vTr A II wortt wmrmmed to rive ftattiractton.
OFFICK a few door lioalot the Naiioual Hotel, and
waarly opponite (Jit Chronicle olfico, fe7
J. W: COLLINS,
Wholesale and Retail Druggist,
(North side Main Street,)
ST. CjLAIUSVIjLjLE, OHIO.
K. P. K1I0DE9 VM. 8 rYARFIELD.
Rhodes & Wrfleld,
'r . '. . (SuccvMora to P tea&Hro.)
PROUiCE & C0MMISRI03T
t'iZm . 1 - Bridgeport, Ohio.
Teeth! Tcetli!! Teeth!!!
r' . ' ELY,
ti'AVINti befinanemly locaied ill Homeyton,
X X Blinniii Co.. Oliio. atmoimceft that he i irr ari'd io
avrfomi all operation rMrtaiirluir toHurnicalor Mi-c)iuii-fcal
JUcittUtry. ARTIFICIAL TKKTH ii.nerud eitlit-r
fiiiKle.in Bloc kit, or with continuous Oumo-oii GOIL.
SinVHft. or llA'PiNA 11 is iu m ttMa.Miiuiajuiul
tnan;) . una warranted to rti.
By Lct!()in up with ilie improvements of the day.
fttopea to merit the patronage of the public. fe
; .. M. J. W. GLOVER,
ATTORNEY AT LAW
"f; ."'v ';, - AND - . ,
i Notary Public,
' NT, U A1KHV1LLK, O.
PAR nct'l.AR attention paid to the eitleniont of ea
tatra. rowern-of Allornry and otiirr convtynnciiij
xecuted promptly; acknowleilamcuu ot deil, i'u wwr
f-Attumy and MortKKeit mkn.
- 4ilCK UfeHaiairaover Collin1 Drug Store. Ic7
Junkins, Branum & Co.,
- n'MIOMjJESdtM! GROCEKS
'; Produce and Commission
AND DEALERS IN
Ironl Jails, Hasft,JCc.
, M UUt DOlKl'OltX, OHIO.
s BELIiAIRE, OHIO.
. .JL. E3. COOK, lpoxrlotor.
(iau of Lancaster, Oiiio.)
il'HIS HOUIB U situated bciwnm the depot of
J the Central Ohio, baiumore and i ino. aim n i;itv.
1 ! nrt PitMtiiiTtrh flail Road.
Hie Frojirietorhas put
prepared to aoconnuutiate tha traveling public at
hit House and tno turntiuro in nrnwciass ornor. no
H. N. WHITE,
,' ' auiraracTvas or van Biurroei
thresher, Separator & Cleaner
and Hone Power. Alto, Die Ohio Ortea Tumbling
rav Threshing Machines,
, , t, 4 and a llorae Poer, -
1 mutt . . . MABTIN'S FERRY, Bel. C. O
A Substitute for Turpentine.
: Benxlnty or JYaptha,
Am avUfll-neucli uiperior toTorpeiaine lor Paindna, Var
Z.luna;. to., and el Ibe LOW PRICK OF 0 CENTS
. liH CIALLU.V.
' Ttii, oil h con
I tukruaW M
coneiriered superior lo Lard or fiperm OH for
Muohmery, ana la nam aliae iajw rnii-t.
1 I'f.H UAUAIH.
Carboa Oil and Lamps,
At k sal atrorr low price, at
J. vr. bviji.inp uwvk more,
r; 150,000 Apple Trees,
1 .Q TO 4 YEARS Ol Jl, $ TQ 6 FEET UIUU, and
, J good aasortnwnt ol
' Peach-a. Pears. Plana. Cherrfra, AprioMs, Neeta
Hue. Oraax-a. CurrauiU.
u. uiacKiiornca, naspoai- ;
J' fc At tha
to , 4c Jw.t
B LMONT COUNTS NURSERIES,
; ' miles norm west or et uiairsvme.
rrf"Prler. 10 .ah the preaant ifanea.aTJ '
y AS ordore promiHly auaudfsl to.
: Ml. .SuClalr.ville.Ohio.'
MISS NANCY B. FARIS,
H1HANKFVI' FOR PAST FAVORS, would wish
M. intonu bar euatonicra and tna puo-
he thai aba baa recaivad aud . iuw
(j A feilndli Aumarimeut
llf :l( j"."' vr- .' t it
' 'ton.i.tui of FLOtVXKS. RIHBDN8 .
" vai.I. Kintm of trimming and U pwransi
as.M eiidirutauaaada bouucla wiUi iwain".
V! i 1 t rt it t it 1 ! rt U t T it I
t I lit U It t tt U I U 11 1 I V !
THi Rintr, oct. a, mit
To the Union Men of Belmont
di Tiif, CriRONrci.K of August 21st we
published an appeal to the Democratic Cen
tral Committee, and the 2:! J of August Con
vention, calling on them, in the name of
their bleeiling country, nut to force upon
the people of this County a political contest
this Full, but to adjourn that Convention
without unking any nomination, and unite
with the Union men of tho County in cull
ing a Convention, without regard to party,
to nominate a ticket of good Union men, who
were known by their past actions to be uch,
pledging ourselves and the people of the
County to the support of suoh a ticket, no
matter if every man on it should be a life
From the constant professions of loyalty
made by some of the leaders of thnt party,
as at present organised, and the expressions
ot devotion to the cause of the country
made by gentlemen of their committee, some
of our friends thought there was reason to
hope that some attention would be paid to
the appeal, although we must confess that,
with the knowledge we had acquired of
these men by past ezporionco, we were of
different opinion. We thought, however,
there could be no barm in making the ap
peal, and we done so. We did it honestly,
intonding, in tho event of its acceptance, to
live up to every promise made in it ; and we
now beliove, as we believed then, that if the
proposition had been accepted by thut Com
mittee, and endorsed by that Convention,
that toe Union voters of the County would
have fulfilled every pledge we uiude in their
That Convention mot, however, and treat
ed the appeal with contempt. That Con
vention wet at the time, and for the pur
pose specified in tho call, and nominated a
ticket a " Democratic TuJiet "7-ud the
organ of that party is now appealing to the
voters of the County in tho nnmo of the
" 01 Democratic party " to sustain it.
We ahull not stop now to discuss the Dem
ocracy of that ticket, or the eliaiuetor of
tb in who oouinoso it, ulthonirh tho re
cent conversion of some of the candidates,
and the public record of othors, would sup
ply some rich argument against both. We
shall content ourselves with looking alter
the principles at isauo, the bearing of the
tuoveuicnt upon the conditiou of the coun
try, and the character of the men (with
referenoe to their loyalty to the (ioveVuinelit)
who have iuuuguruted it.
Is there an intelligent ro'm in the County
who does not belicvo tiut it would have
tun M.x.tk ltAlAV In. .La n Ar...
... i. .,
try, and tho welfare of the Government, it
there had beet, but one ticket in tho field
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WilS&'UMt AIIU. 11 SO, WUM lb HO UlC llll-
,. , K .' . , , ,
unasv a partisan call, to adjourn without
" 1 J
making a nomination ? Who did not wish
from tho bottom of his heart that, at a time
when so many households in our County
were in mourning, and so many hearts were
bleeding for the loss of brave husbands or
sons, whoso lives had been offered upon the
altar of their country, there should be noth
ing done that would have a tendency to
aroue the bitter feelings ot party, that wore
slumbering almost buried beneath the
weight of sorrow that overshadowed us as
a nation, and the anxiety for the safety of
our country that tilled the hearts of all who
loved thoir country niore than their party.
In that reasonable wish we have been dis
appointed. Disappointed by whom ? Men
who have always been loyal to their country
since the commencement of this Rebellion ?
Men who have been doing all that was in
their power to sustain the Government ?
Men who have been wielding thoir influence
in getting recruits for the Army of the Re
public? No, verily, no j but that Conven
tion waa oallod and managed by such men
as J. H. Heaton, who pronounced the war
against the treason that seeks the destruc
tion of your country "oo?amna6fc icur, "
and who advised "all good Democrat! to
have nothing to do with it ; " by such meu
as Wm. Kennon, Jr., who, in a speech in
the Court House, urged the propriety of
letting tho South go, rather than fight ; by
Chambers, and Swanoy, and. Alexander,
who, a year ago, canvassed the County,
abusing the President iu unmeasured terms
for violating the Constitution by culling out
three hundred thousand volunteers, and for
suspending the writ of habeas corpus, and
pitched into Congress for passing tbo tax
law, to raise money to pay tho volunteers.
It was these men, and a number of others
of like principles that we could name, whose
post history,' since the eummoncoinent of
this war, is t record of uncompromising
hostility to the Government in its every
movement for the suppression of the Re
bellion i who have forced, by (heir inordi
nate love of party and the spoils of office,
upon the Ioiuoerucy of the County this po
litical contort, and disappointed the reason
able expectation pf the people that there
would be no party fight this Fall. ..
Tbeso men have not bad the blazon hsr-
10! dibood to nominate ticket corn posed
j tixcl of mn f f4 J0l W IK.
Oovflrnmcnt. Tliey Imve. however, nmui
i ..tt,A , numbor ol tiiPri of thnt iilu-M. mill
some who hovo assumed "such qiwstioiialilo !
shapes that it would bo very difficult to
tell where they belonged, and sugar-coated
the whole, with a man or two who, without
enoiiiring i,,,., .heir motives, w. are willing
to give the credit of having sustained the
This, voters of lielmont County, is tho
history of the origin of the contest in which
you are culled to luke a part this Fall, for,
under the circumstances, mtioli as it may lie
regretted, there was 110 other course that
the I'niou men of the- County could take
but to call a Convention, without regard fo
party, and nominate) a ticket. Thoy havo
done so. They have pluced before you a
ticket of life long Democrats and Uncondi
tional Union men, who are willing to forget
that they ever belonged to any party, and
plodgo themselves to sustain the Govern
ment, no matter by what purty it may bo
administered. They are men whose record
of loyalty to the Government has been so
clearly written by their words and their
actions since the commencement of tho
Rebellion, that " he who runs may read, "
and none are found fool hardy enough to
One or the other of these two tickets will
be elocted this Fall.
The election of the first will be claimed
as a triumph of the Democratic party.
The election of the other will be claimed
as a Union triumph.
The election of the one will be claimed to
be a rebuke of the Administration, and its
efforts to suppress armed Rebellion.
The election ol the other will be claimed
to be an endorsement of the War for the
Union, and a pledge of support to tho Gov
ernment in its prosecution.
Tho election of the one will throw a dam
per over tho. feelings of the brave boys who
are in the army fighting tor the Government.
The election of the other will give the
assurance that, whilst they are exposing
their lives upon the field of battle, they are
to be sustained by the people at homo.
We do not presume to say here that every
man who will vote for the so-called Dumo-
crutio ticket will be a traitor, but we do say
that every man in the County who has op
posed this war every man who has ex
pressed sympathy with tho Rebellion every
man who has rejoiced Over the defoatof 011
armies every niaji Who has used his iiifltf-'
enco to prevent men from volunteering, will
vote ftir that ticket. And wo say further,
that none of eithor of these olasses will vote
for the Uniou ticket, nominated on tho loth
The olive branch has been tendered to
the trcason-mouthiug politicians and old
party hacks, who have forecd this issue upoi
tho people, and they have disregarded and
rejected the proffer of peace. Wo appeal
to tho patriotism of tho people of lielmont
; r, , v . , ' ,. .
cal associations may have boon, you owe 1
, . . . it . , .
Iduty to yourCountry that overshadows your
1 obligations to your party. Those men in
. . c , . . .
whom won linvn fiirmeilv trusted aiw lit.
tempting their personal aggrapdizement at
the cost of thoir oouutry's ruin, are trying to
barter their country's welfure and safety for
the sake of a party triumph, and to secure
to themselves the spoils of office they seek
tho opportunity, in tbo absence of tho two
thousand brave Union men of the County
I who are in the " tented. field " for tho de
fence of their country, to secure a triumph
that they may use to the ruin of their coun
try j and your duty to yourselves your duty
to your Country your duty to those brave
men who are out in the Army of the Re
pnblio, demands that you will prevent such
Will you do it?
We believe you will I
Maine has filled her entire quotas under
both calls for 300,000 men. Her quota un
der the first waa 7,000, and all the mon have
beon in the field for four weeks pastdUnder
the last call for drafted men, Maine has
9,600 men ready, all raised by volunteering,
and they have all been in camps at Port
land, Augusta, and Bangor since the loth
of Soptomber. Prior to those contributions
Maine had sent ovor 18,000 men. and, in
eluding the 4,000 seamen she has given to
the Navy, she has raised 40,000 mon for the
Union. The population of Maine is 628,
000. She claims the pre-eminence of being
the Banner State in raiding volunteers.
Benjamin F. Hai.lktt is dead. He was
a Rhode Islander thirty-five years ago, an
Anti-Masonio editor, and was transferred to
Boston in that capacity, and one of the ear
ly Abolitionists of the radical school. After
a time, ho turned Democrat, and, being an
able, shrewd man, became one of the small
number who dispensed or rather, divided
the patronage of the Federal Government
for the Now-England States. Ho was the
author of tbe Democratic National Platform
put forth ojt Cincinnati in 1858. ,
Persons who have had extended oppor
tunities for observing the feeling of the res
idents of Fairfax, Loudon, Priuce William
and Fauquier counties (Virginia) on the
President's emancipation proclamation, say
that they havo been long expecting it, and
express no oilier feeling on the subjuot,
.i ' i.. i. i .t:
' tjucolu Govcrumont, i; at laM iaearueat; -
innn Kimniv. mat. as on;v vi iiau 11. iu.
The Army and the Proclamation.
Correspondents with the army on the Po-
tomac say that tho President a proclamation
ot emancipation create very little sensation !
among the soldiuis. The same difference ,
of opinion prevail a among men in civil
hf, bu, nobody seem, to anticipa.e any i- j
nicdiate or important effect of the measure
upon the war.
Col. Forney writes on this matter to the
" There is a large class of regular officers
in botu branches ot the service who are ex
pectca to oppose tho proclaination, ami
among these Uen. McClellan isboldly named. .
Happily, however, I bavo the be it reason .
for -knowing that 4uf,wisap ,
point this treasonable hope. )rr.lcVertrietr
opinions may be, they wui fcarle-slv obey
the acts of Congress, and stand by the Lx-;,
ccutive in onfoiciog these acts. - 80 fur as I .
ciin ascertain, many of the most distinguish-;
ed on1ci-s intlioarinyaiidiisvyare known I
either to have endorsed the (proclamation :
since Its appearance, or to have expeotcd
and asked for it Ot these I teal tree to:
mime Gens. Hooker, Banks, Wadsworth,
Heintzleuian, Sigel, John A. MoClernand,
Jonn A. Logan, fcucklcs, Meagher, and, of
course, Guns. Hunter, Butler and Phelps. I
in t ie navy, Admiral impont is autuonta-
tively quoted among tbe earnest advocates
of the policy of emancipation ; and so also
of the gallant old seaman, now in command
of the United States Naval Asylum at Phil
adelphia, Commander Joseph Kngle. "
Gov. Stanly, of North Carolina, might
have been expected to oppose tho procla
mation, from his well known opinions in
such matters, but the Washington Corres
pondent of the New York Commercial Ad
vertiser says : .
"Gov. Stanly is believed to have left here
fully satisfied with the emancipation pro
clamation, as ho is confident that before the
1st day of next January.North Carolina will
"bo in good faith represented in the Con
gress ot the Unieed States," which (so the
document goes on to say,) shall bo deemed
conclusive evidence that such Statu and the
people thereof, have not boon in lobolliou
against the United States."
Parson Brownlow on the Proclamation.
In his address Inst Thursday at the Michi
gan State Fair, in Detroit, Paraou Uiown
low said :
Regarding Mr. Lincoln's proclamation, I
will say, that if he means to free the slaves
of rebels iu arms, and pay loyal men for
them, 1 am for it, out and out. Kuthusi-
lustio applause, j I think the proclamation
well tiuied, and fortunate at this moment.
It it hud been made a month or' six weeks
later, the rebels would have made a run
position themselves to l3s?lv MknUini
uegroes ami colonize thein. mid 1 thank Uod
that Old Abe has taken thj starch out ofj
thoiu. ICIieors. .
At the conclusion of his speoch, Gen Cass
who was present, was called upon to speak.
He responded as follows :
"lam unable to say anything. My friend
who has just spoken, expresses my senti
ments. My heart is in tho cause, and I
have tolt that the virtue and integrity ot
the American people will crush out the
The veteran was most enthusiastically
A LATE number of tiie Charleston Mer
cury suys that large Union re-intorcemetita
are gathering at Hilton Head and along the
coast. Piuckney Island is in their posses
sion. Col. E. R. Ecklev has beon nominated
for Congress by the Unhid man of the 17th
District, (Jefferson, Columbiana, 4o.)
Judge Helden is his opponent
Last Warning Admonition of Stephen
Last Warning Admonition of Stephen A Douglas.
In this awtul crisis, when the very exis-
tcneo of the Republio is in ieopardv. we beg
our JJcmooratio readers to listen to the
warning voice of Stephen A. Douglas. In
his last speech at Uhicago, in speaking ol
the Rebellion, he said: " Whoeoer is not
prepared totacrifice party organizations and
platforms on the altar of hi countru, does
not deserve the support and confidence of
honest people. Again, he said: Lethim
be marHeit as no true patrmt who will not
abandon all such isntes in times like this!"
Such were the dying declarations of Judge
Douglas to his countrymen. His chosen
frieuds. like Gov. Tod. Colonel Morgan.
Kcunon, Riley of Columbus, and hosts of
others, who followed his political fortunes
until the day of his death, now appeal to
their party friends to forget their old po
litical animosities, and vote tho Union tick
et. Until the country is saved, we should
have no party. We should stand together
like a band of brothers, and whether voting
at the ballot box oi fighting under the old
Flas. we should frown down all attempts to
keep up party organisations, until the Stars
and Stripes float Iroin Maine to ueorgia,
and from the Atlantio to tho Pacific. Tus
Thk President'! late Proclamation is well
received in General Franklin's corps. I
have heard Major-Generals, and there are
several in the corns, speak well of it, and
think it not any too severe for the limes.
One of those Generals has not beon. and I
am not aware that he is now, an admirer of
the political principles of tho President, but
he said to-day, that he was in favor of any
thing and everything that would in the
least tend to crush - this rebellion. IWil
liuuisport Cor. N. V. Tribune.
"Extra'. Rkbkd Liks. About the
lOtb instant extra, ja flawing capitals were
printed in Richmond annbunoiug the rap.
tore of Cincinnati. Others wow issued de
olarinir tho uanture of Washincton, and sta.
ting that President Lincoln had fled to
Buffalo. . Conies of the former were sent to
Gen. Lee's army,, and of the latter to tbe
rebel rmy n Mississippi. ;
Next Tuesday is the election.
rat " Vum w w" Bonw'
' ... ...... 1. . .
White's Secesh Record!!—More of
the Little Butternut's Sayings!!
[From the Gernsey Tunes.]
The people of thin county will rccollftti,
tmimg ,(, many incidents that owurred at
the opening ol the present unholy n-uellion.
"8 which nuickoned the pulse, and caused
No incident of that time will bo fresher in
the memory of the people.
MaJ. Anderson and his eighty brave men,
were cooped 110 within the walls of Kurt
Huuiter, tinning. Surrounded a they were
by armed slaveholdin devils, and batteiy
upon batten) aimed at the heroic little ban J
jt ., ne,t t0 impossibility to provision
,10 fort 'j he Government ut a do: eeful
veet thB ..sjllir 0f tie Wet," loaded,
wj,h provisions to feed the famishing band
yr,,,.,. had the vessel attempted to
enter Charleston harbor tfcan the guns of
he rebels opened upon her. and she was
compelled to retreat. This was the Ural
gun ol the rebellion
Speaking upon this matter Joseph W.
White, in the presence or several of the
most reliable citizens ol this place uttered
the following laiiuaIc :
" Tun hu e no riyht to attempt to promt urn
the fort, it should havo been evacuated lonu
airo Tint Soitiikk.n I'F.oplk did rmht is
piiu.vrj istotiik St.h or thk Wtit.'-
We should have long since given
THK Forth. aiHkval. mints), SiC.
In another conversation he was toll thnt!
th .South had stopped the circulation of j
the "Pittsburgh Chri.?tiun Advicaio" iu.
Dixie, he remarked : -
? he Smith it riuht such a balifr thould
not be allowed to cticulate in the .South or
anywhere else. I will not allow it to come
about my house.'
This religious paper is now. anl ajways
has been a steady advocate of the Union,
and the cause of freedom, hence J'. t,eph's
The morning after the President's pro
clamation had issued c.-.llii.g tor'o.CKX) men.
and just nfler the pring election, when
Cincinnati had gone democratic,
met a couple or our citizens on u
when the following conversation ciiuud :
Josec. "What s the news?
Ans. " fhu President has issued a call ;
Joseph. "What will Ohio's proportion j
Ans, "I suppose it will be from ten to ;
fifteen thousand." j
Joseph. "Well I Would like n know I
whore Lincoln's goinii to got them f
Ans. "Cincinnati will alone send ont
5,lliK) of that number."
Joseph. She will not aenj o -t H i
f HE IS ON TDK OUIEK (meanine the
Democratic) SIDE Oi? THAT QLES
A irood Union Democrat, and at the Fauv.
time as good and reliable n young man as
there is in Cambridge, spjke up "Jo. it's
about time f ir you to dry up, you have been
thnin-sulj watnr.un lULt uiauer luus
While in Columbus last wiutcr ha uttered
the following words.
"' i7saiiytWi'ruiiiirar. LF.T US DEM
OCRATS HAVE NOTHING TO DO
While recruitin? was iroing on to fill the j
President's last 3mi.UUUcall. Joseph atatod i
Hi several places, that tiie ."south was anie
to keep tliis war going on for FIFTEEN
YEARS." and that tho war would not be
closed for that length of time, except by
compromise. The effect ot (his was lo re
tard enlistments, as many who before he
lieved that the traiiiunduiis army going into
the field would close the thing out by next
summer, at least, if not much sooner, and
were willing lo enter the service for that
length of lime, concluded to stay at home.
If it were necessary wo could pile proof
upon proof going to .-how Joseph's secosh
proclivities. These sayings, or others of a
like nature, coming from Joseph, aro com
mon in this place. The Democrats know
better than any one outride of their imme
diate caucuses, that what we say is true.
but it stands them iu hand now to cover up
as many of Joseph's tricks as possible.
ith that reeoid be ninthl not to get a
single vote in Guernsey county, except the
Editor of the Jcffcrsuniuii's.
Senator Douglas on the Suspension
the Writ of Habeas Corpus.
[Extracts from the celebrated speech of
Judge Douglas on bill to refund the fine
on General Jackson by Judge
House of Representatives See Congressional
Globe of January 10, 1844.]
The neecs ity and the glorious effoot re
sulting from the cause which that necessity
prompted, were acknowledged by the whole
country, and ho would even suy by the
whole civilized world. 1 hen as tar as this
bill is coueerued, :uhe (.Mr. Douglas) could
not say whether their acts were legal or il
legal, he cared not whether Gen. Jack-ou
violated the Constitution or u?t.
If his sots were noccssary to the defense
of tbe country, that necessity was above all
law. Genoral Jackson hazarded every
thing; he hazarded lile and reputation on
that stop, which might render hiin immor
tal if ho saved the country, or, on tho con
trary, make him ignominious, and a by
word and a reproach; and the man thut
dared to do that deserved the protection and
the plaudits of his couutry. Ho did not
envy tbe feelings of that man who could get
up and talk calmly and coolly, under suoh
circumstances, about rules of court and
technicalities of proceeding, when the city
might be in flarnoa, and the utmost barbar
ity might bo committed. What were rules
of court but a mere cobweb when they
found an enemy with cannon at the doors of
thoir courts, and they saw the flames encir
cling the cupola? Talk then about tbe
rules of courts and the formalities of pro
oeedings! Tue man that would do this
would uddle while the Capitol was burning.
(Sensation.) He could not envy any uiau
in the possession of such stoical philosophy.
Talk about illegality! Talk about formal
ities! Why, there was but one formality to
be observed, and that was tbe formality of
direotins the vaunou, and destroying the
enemy regardless ot the mean, whet liar it
be by seizure ot ooiton Dags, or tne seizure
., j- . i - . :. .. c .t . .
ot persous, u uie ueiwaaiiy oi tue cooe re
Tbe God of nature has conferred this
rirht on' men and nations; and. therefora.
1 lot bim not be told that it was uueonstitu-.
io defend ibt,, oouutrjf let him
be told that it w.i unconstitutional to usu
the iieeessHly luesm. The C institution
was adopted tor the protection of the coun
try, and nndor that Constitution tho nation
had a right to exercise all tho powers that
weiencc.ssaryf'ir the protection vf tho conn
try. It martial law was necessary to the
Salvation of the country, martini law wai
legal for that purpose, if it was necessary
for a judge, for the preservation of wrdor to
puni-h for contempt, he rliought it neces
sary for a General to exercise control over
his cannon, to imprison traitors, to arrest
spies, and to intercept communication with
tiie enemy. If this was neveaaary this was
Colonel Forney on the President's
C1. Forney writes from Washington to the
Ih'e Philadelphia Pres,: .
The Pioid .-nt his spoken the rreat word
at f e riirht moment. If be had uttered it
in the midst of our reverses, it would have
been dewuneed as an act of, exasperation.
He Waited until a new blal i of victory illu
minated our banners, and (K 11 projaimol
that second Dclaration of Independence
from Slavery, which is certain to awaken
more excitement than the first, and. if pos
sible, to leal to results more novel and
wide-rejching. Sueh a decree will startle
many convictions. As 1 wnto millions are
uis'-usMwr it 111 every section that is travers
i by the telegraphic) wires. It will l;a greet
d by many difference, of opinion. I; will
startle tiie we-jk. confirm the eonn-iciitioui.
and, for a brief period, supply a ne Wian-
on to the synipathiz-jre with Iheeommoii en
einy. In tins crest war all the party di
vision, of the loyal States have demanded
that tlia i'r'-si-letit should a'anJ bv tbe Con
sutution and execute the laws. His .titter
nni of vestenlsv wus but rbe
the executive duty, in accordance wiih the'
aet of (Jouirress, and iu this livht is entitled i
to the ooedience an i respect of all law abi
dim: citizjns. li lt the so ).-) in h'eu this
noble net of deliverance will Le received Lv
the American peop'e transc-nls tho narrow
limit ot resp-et tor the sutuu ot tiie Con-
iiro-softhrt Uni'ed State.
It supplies the want and the demand tor a
oiacticul, and ileo:ive policy. It
will consolidate a treat nroi?ressive
mcnt, will satisfy millions who hive insisted
that it ii vain to attempt a war upon tbe re-
beiiion without at tbe sains time assaiiin;
that rebellion in its stronghold, and it will
at onee and forever s-nnratts the loval from
the disloyal. The President hsj calmly and
heroically bided his time. For many moiubs
he has resisted tbe ultra men of his own
party, wncn tney re-mreu ol him this very
declaration at an earlier day; anl. in resist
ing them, he has H"eured the confidence and
regard of thnii-and who stand ready to sus
tain him, when he speaks iu bis own way
and at his own convenience. He waited
until the traitors had exhausted the patience
and forbearance of the Northern jieople,
until by many new manifestations of vio
lence and cruelty tliey hl pru.eJ thoir ...
termination to wa,rf uncaring and inveter
ate war upon tho Govtrnment, until ther
naa invaueu unio an i inuiaua, until tliev
had threatened to dvr.t Pen,, o!e,,;,.'
and until their blood thirsty brigands had
resolved to destroy thoir own n
friends in the cities of Nashvill
isville. At such a monlent the President
proclaims that all slaves of rebels shall be
set free, unconditionally and fin-ever, on the
first day of tbe year of our Lord iSo3. He
gives notice to the common enemy to pre
pare for Ins coili ng down. No reasonable
objectiou can be urged against this Presi
dential proclamation. It cannot excite the
traitors themselves, because til.-y have long
since announced their purpose to be one of
continued and remor.-ele-u war upon the
Federal Government. The interest which
might be affected by it, and which the sytu
patbizers in your midst will attenirt to ap
proach, is that represented by the majority
of the Border State Con crewmen, who re
fused to accept the President's offer of
gradual compensated emancipation. But
this intotest, assailed front, Hank and rear
by the slaveholders of the Cotton . State;
despite!, depreciated, and plundered by
them; its people impoverished, and impris
oned, or driven like outcasts into the M inn
tains of Tennessee, Missouri, and Kentucky,
will undoubtedly refuse to listen to any ap
peal that seeks to stay tba hand of avenzincr
justice upon its oppressors. The people of
the tree states, and tueir brothers in arms
against the rebellion, will not only acquiesce
in this remedy of the President, but will
hail it as an inevitable result of the rebel
lion itself. They will see that while we
have beeu dazzled by the philosophy that
oiuhteeti or twenty millions office white
people can readily suppress the revolt of
eight millions, these latter have from the
beainninc ot the war been rurmlied with all
their material subsistence by the results of
the compelled yet certain labor ot tour mil
lions ol slaves; and also that as the white
pro lucers of the loyal States have beeu
withdrawn from various industrial avoca
tions, acricultural, mochanical and ruunu'
f'actnriiiL', no clement, as in the South, has
been left to sunwv the vacuum thus created.
Slavery heing indivptita'ily thn cause of this
war. Slavery must perish. In any event
the Government must not In- responsible for
its maintenance, or even for its tuleration.
in tbe seceding States and districts, iu view
of tho faot thut, while it remains there, it
fosters and feeds (lie armies of tha enemv.
Whether the proclamation of the President
will be followed by a servile insurrection or
will be recoivod by the slaves themselves
with favor, is one of those questions which
time may solve. Tho responsibility in ei
ther case is with the real Abolitionists of
the country, these Abolitionists, the authors
of this rebellion, being the slave aristocrats
themselves. What impression Mr. Lin
coln'e proclamation will make upon foreign
nations remains to bo seen. Happily, as
far as Great Britain is concerned, she can
uot bate as with a more bitter hatred. It
will most certainly add to her guilt and to
our strength- It will prove that, in this
struggle lor the preservation of the Repub
lic, we bave not hesitated to take the re
sponsibility of saving ourselvea and of stri
king Slavery the severest blow it has ever
received since the day it was plautskl ou our
shores by tbe .bnglisb Uoveroment.
uot"4je Gafj i regarded as masterly ons,
Gft. Moroan has arrived oi the Ohio
River, opposite Portsmouth, with Mi army
from Cumberland Gr. ills rerreat from
Words in Season.
Tho "lioungcr," In a lato number of
Harper' Weekly, say
' Let na suppress the abolitionists," cries
aome slack -witted orator, "and the reUI
hon will end!" Uf course it will, vmt ,Umr
soul, and if all your fellow ciliicns had been
of your calibre and kiduey, there would
bare been no rebellion at all. If Hampden
and his friends had said, "Let as suppress
l" .. 10 ' w" c7 0IU " h,P mon
ey, England would have quiotly submitted
to tlw tyranny of the Stuarts. If Otis and
Putiick H.jmjr had shonted, "Hurrah for
K'.nir Georee and tho Stamp Act," there
would havo been no bloody revolution. If
Mirabcau and I he French people had bel-.
lowed. 'Hurrah fjr starvation 1 Aristoc
racy forevcrl" all the trouble in France
would have been spcodily ended. To be
sore, every right would have been annihiU
td. every liberty destroyed, and few rich
and rcmorseles? people would have govern
ed France, but there would have been no
difficulty except moral rot and general na
"Jt us suppress the abolitionist. Bui
suppose you betjin at the beginning. First
S'ibd'jo the comiuon sense of tbe people of
the country: then vou mav subdue thosa
who influence it. It is not what you call,
with an amusing persistence, abolitioiiuta
which cauied tho war, but tbe opening U
thecyes ot the people, si that they see.
people of the country know perfectly well
that slavery is at the bottom of this rebel
lion. It tii'M ba-1 been m slavcrv. there would
have been no abolitio linn. The temper
ance movement sprung, from drunkenness;
en I when a diunken man tries to kill bi
wife, d m t you think that the teetotalers are
responsible for ii?
"Si ivery wm tr-ing to kill the country,
v. atch ! wat'-h ! iiouud tho abolilionieta.
a svery. ma ldene'l that it crimes waa dia-
? -'' "hot and stabbed right and left.
Tiiara ! there ! cry tho sousibla WickliU
sod company 'this comes of callinc tha
wsteh ! Wliy the devil eaa't you hold your
t iniuej? Lt u, mpproM, those fellows
who cry watch ! watch I aal iH will be quiet
ajjain I , - - - - .
"Ce.-tii.i'y. dead doir or a dead nation
are bjth puri'cjtly quiet. And a nation of
freeman throttled, with its own consent by a
siave system nice ours, is tne aeaaest and
meanest of ail dead rings."
Our Present Danger.
Col. Forney wiite to the Philadelphia'
I know thcro are those is the free States
who will re?ort to every artifice to turn the
President's proclamation into a means of
injury to the common cause. God help oar
country in this her last trial ! Attacked by
traitors in the S iuth, betrayed by ingrateU
in the North, she now, inure than ever,
needs the ervices and support of her child
ren. Will not her maov sufferings awakes
tbe fire of a (fiction iu the hearts of those -who
havo heretofore, been deaf to her ap
peals. A atrance nation, in tho condition
of the frei prup'e of tUi aouatrfr, . Woald
exuite the sympathies of these sympathiser
witn treason. IJul they are indifferent to
l.n" caus0 OI. V"'1"1?'' 9'" that Bor.
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breast thev hara
Out of ever act of
m nuujiiiisiraiioii iu urotucc ana preserve
, i, (:...,., .!,. . .:
..... ... v. i.iuiik, ukw niciAiiicu J'ariUMMM
fabricate new elements of strife and dimen
sion. There is thera must be a liinitto
this atrocious treachery in onr midst. The
people should sue to it, or they are lost If
the authors of the rebellion, the advocates
of Breckinridge in lT:), and of his treas
onable doctrines of lSGl, are now permitted
to sow the sosd of a new revolt in fact, to
lay the ground-work ot peace that would
breed unending war six months more will
find the loyal State broken into a dozen
fragments, tbe dependents of a united South
and the pmy of tbo jealous monarchies of
the Oid World. There is a way to antici
pate and to crush this great danger. The
people mast rebuke the shameless dema
gogues who, under the cloak of loyalty, are
toiling on tho side of rebellion ; and who,
in opposing Mr. Lincoln's Administration,
expect to ace that of Jefferson Davis taking
its place. The Piv-iJent's proolamatioa
will give thesymputliNen with secession in
Pennsylvania and elsewhere another ohane
lo show their hands. May it also teach tbe
people that the toloration of suoh treason is
the certain forerunner of tha overthrow of
iho Republic I
Fallen from Grace.
D. W. Stambaueh has eone bank to the
sham Democracy, and is out in a threo col
umn article against Bingham. At our State
Convention he wanted to be nominated for
Attorney General, the delegates not consid
ering him sound corn, gave hiin the cold
shoulder, and Brother S. returned home
from Columbus a sorebeaded politician.
To vent his spleen against Union Repub
licans and Democrats, he is now working '
day and night to defeat Bingham. A he
makes a political bummersct about every
other year, next fall he will again knock for
admission into our ranks to" be elected
Prosecuting Attorney. But we will require
him to take a back seat and keen him on
probation at least two years, before we will
again ad.rit him into full communication in
the Union Churcb. Tuscarawas Advocate.
IIon. Andrew .T. Hamilton, formerly
in Congress from Texas, hue escaped from
the murderous despotism now .caning that
unhappy region, and rcu:hd our city. H
reports Unionism very strone; in Western
Texas, though overawed for the time -by
ruffianism. Colonel Hamilton, we under
stand, heartily appravsis of President Lin
coin's Proclamation of Freedom, belioviug
that it will prove the death blow of the Re
bellion. He ought to he heard in our City,
where no Stats is so littlo nnderfitood as
Texas, while he must be able toj.throw.'a
flood of light on it- reumit history. - Shall
he not be called out, and induoad to apeak
where thousands can hear biin T ;Wa U'1
derstaod that he is Hopping at ther Mnrtro
politau. N. Y. Tribune. 20tb.-1"
1 s n
A PBOVOST-MAtiflrjAl-GENER vL is to be
appointed in the Wui'Dupartuieiit, with one
or inore Special Marshals in each State,
whose busiiless it will be to arrest deertors.
and (upon the warrant of a JivlgeAdyo
oate) all disloyal persons, recover euibeziled
property, aai deieot fpios. This is.Ve
eoppose; the mocVneorfT he enforcement
of the law (Weia.tutioii about trtsyouaol
aid aud. iJmfert. . . .-...
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