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I. y. KT ID O I3 I-I JOUH3SI A.L,
V I N C II MST i: K
rridnr, - July If lr.e.
c. ii. noNKiiriAKs:,
d i t r
Our New Dress.
Our readers will ce that the
form of our paper his materially
changed idnce it. Inst viit. We
introduce it in its new dress, hop
in that it rmy he even a more
welcome visitor tint hen tolbre.
Of one tiling we are certain
the piper will he mm h neater
and a 1 1 he a live institution.
Of course, it can not be expect
ed that a county town can po-si-
hly furnish a paper to ie with j
thoye published tn the Lastern
citic.-, with their thousand - i
rubicriben-, and corrc-pnmb-nt.-
in every division of the am. v. j
These an so patronized by ad-j
ertisen.'mts and bv Government ;
that he piper can I c ivcii to
the subscribers at the cot of the
1'lterill aloil" llep'Ul !m ' Oil tlie
ty.or JliCL the 4 narMn of
15'.:t in County papers tili in j
inm nil'e consequently tlie I
' . ' ' ' , i
b en V.epl up apparently hit;h.
Still, iiolwithtandiu the lact
that e't) pipers furnish more
reading matter, yet t'.iey cannot
supply the phceof a county
press. l!ume enterprl.sej ned
iN itdbeuue, ami would not iive
i.idcsi it posstv-rd this medium
through which to inform the pul,
lie ol their intention-". Then it
five life ar.d vior to the town
and co7..Ty tu uliuiT h paper
located, hhowi:; -xt all u not
v,t dead, hat tint there is still
life n:vX enterprise there. A
County fceat without an'-wspapi j
woul l be like a violin wiin om
.trin-i. Those of cnterprife who
Yxvchten in the habit of tahin
their I.orne piper will appreciate
U vorth. not perhaps on account
ci its able discn&sion of any
p'C, but because it brings them
into more intimate contact will'
t'e tr.cu-est of their fellow citi-
rn Tbrou-h it political phvi-
riar.sinsy more easily f el the
t.nt r .a i-c county ar.d watch.
tli? di?iv.osii aihi pro:;u.?is d
aiy polii'uMl inoveinenti. Su h
men c an nUo express tluir view?
to the people reailily and ft
.real deal mere rtTectually than
co.d.l nossihly I c done by viit
in-; everv irosjood in the county.
H in p..rticrdirly the interest ol
every da:-) tr support well th-ir
bo-ve pipi-r, re uu tube ri:i; that
the more patronage it icceives
l!ie i-.ore interesting it can be
i mide. There is but very little
money ir. publiihin- a piper
.vhv) the country is Hooded with
!nli"., l-.L.t w'.ile etb.er papers
it i v e hrcoira embarrassed and
bv t half lb. ir .b.v ription, the
rircnlation of the Journal Irs
hirt-aed full :.e hundred in the
l it three month?, with a line
; ctpecl for the luture, if it
: t r rids will aly votl..
llerftcfoTC, the gieat d Hiiiiity
bni beenir d iw a irejit buci
;n a. , i'vx ythii bo.t a prh.t
11 cat b-'MNri.t i- tn b, whil l
three-fourtha of its lm$isnes3 i
Jone on the credit syMem. Thin
has been done to so great an ex
tent that over a thousand dollars
are now owin to the Journal,
fo:ne of which outfit to hive
been paid Ion; ago. To ovoid
this in the future we have con
cluded tocit down the price of
tho piper to o.ni: doi.lak ;rr
ycar if paid in advance, or one
dollar and fifty cents Oll time,
which brings it within tlm ios-
... . .
Mbthty of every one to tahe it.
live piper let our friends
throughout the county cneoun-c
. . . ,
and help u by -ottin- new sub-
seribcrs and naiii'Ui) their old
W rivntnihil in tbe r fi refn 1
Perusal and earnest consideration
!;re4sio!i District, (he article,
h.itd I'!efl nl Afrm
'am i, ne-i.iec uou oi ueu
. f r ,
Urs ol ConirrS" horn the Na
tional licpublican, which will
he found Oil the third plge oTj ' l.,",n' mott. S.OOO of l,-m were K t ll :
this inner. lI:tV.U--iven it a '"-!d. They .roo.l thedemllv fir,
k , .f 'r mill witti a en.iraiv w-nrth n better
roper ex inutntion ask yottrseii r inv,,, A,j (Mir .ti .j v,,,,!,,.!, ,),
t'10 question, Can I VOte tor a
man wll ) is btlter Iirrpninted
...AiJ-ln-rc .fllw. -r-...t,f
... . '
Aumnilr.iuon, e.C VMO M
servetl his constituents better in
i : t .
lx ini; true to Iiis country in this
its hour of peril, or one who will
more ably represent us in the
t;et Congress, than the present
We end the present number of
the Joi-knai. to many throughout
the county who are not subscrib
ers, hoping tbat after a careful
I i. .i.I.i i)!mi flint' tt'ill cntul il w '
their Ulmes-, ami use incur mini i
. i . i i I
ence in obtiininc: a circulation
for it in their neighborhoods.
(iive lis your pitronne, friends,!
and we will in return m ve you a
piper every way woithy of
support of th public.
This id not a fair tspecinin of
what we intend to make the
i . . . ..' 1 1
er exetle nor labor to render it 1 to be lu l l ut Cambridge City nrt
a welcome visitor to every faini I V ' Auput. Tin re is a cf t tiin elhy.ie in the
i 1-. . 1, - ' Ii-tii ii( are li termined to nominate
and second to no ot,:cr county;. , ,. . t.
- b" a Canvfiümp, l;now mi: well whom the
paper in ttlO Ma. f.
The Governor Ins. i-ain made
a call for 1 1 lleiments of Infant-
ry and C batteries of Artillery. Unütsm. What authority th-e men
. . i : 1 . : - 1 h.olto meet TT miles from their several
( )ne Ke'iment in to berated in , . t. .....
. counUes and act tor the ; eic in this rnan-
every Cmures-uoanl Dienet ' irr u x iVu r lVcul tt, pre. There i
The one from tlie fifth is-tO ren- !nn-thin rotten ?n lhnmnk. It already
drvom at Uichmond, Ind. The "b f h mistaken, we
tl 1 . .,1,, dititiL'iiifli du dire Kdirore hi tie mlit.
ouota or ui;t 0111 is a bout JUO rr. ... . .. . ,
I 11 ,.,.. rI hey are :vfr ud to leave it to the people,
111 U. icverr ftt'irt bein made to defeat this
Let these be raided itmnedi- dm.
. ' Thfrr art not,arul r:nnnt be, anv ohjec-
ntely as they will, hnnflolph tii,nl (ft a opuliif rittr btj aU)J h,nir, mitn
eimnty is never Kliind ami will Why not ht the vtrs dee'de thisqis
never under any circumstances ti)n tin msdve-, and take it out of the
, , 11" a.ia bends of tMditutans. Obieetiotm hive
be elrtine'l hv tho net til t , . , . . ,. . ...
. . . . , . been uri'i-l h;it liie nomination m iiavne
any man from within her lord- nilI,ud.dph w.a, not f.irly made. How
erS WHS ever drafted. Come nf.i:r: Were not Mr. Juli anVs opponents
out, younmer, anl light for your
country, never dviii- honor
Th public installation of oflb
cers ot tue I. V. u. j. came oil
lat e onin a work. It wm a
.t 'ri At!
very mceillair. rheeraer in in-
cherter i? tlourUhir.j finely, iv? it
should. There are rranv rea-
sons why every voting nun, par- wir ,,rf rvtirrln" w ln OJr tuU't
... A ,- ... In tic mekt.ti.nr let the fTjU watch that
ticularly, khouul connect bitn.elt 9wUUulk MjtftgU
witll Oil Fellowship. (by wi'; i.ut.ticiai
The Ui u)t of ihr lUttli of Kit h
tnond. After ton dayi of u-mense In waiting
for the particular of the h days' light
bef.re UWhtnond, tve perhaps luve the
key which hts us Into the result of thee
terriVe engagement which Lave never
had their equals on tlie American Conti
nent. Thirty thousand men ani hois
lay weltering in their blood. A fearful
lo-i to conti -mplatc ! Oiu s heart bleeds
to let les ni'nd i t for a Mnirle moment
ii'on the carriage of this great battle.
There is excite mmt and a certain kind of
jP' in eontctnplatin? n ehnrre upon
rtn n,,tn-V5 ,,ut yUh lhe f!fM w)lfu 11,0
mrW has rli iirfil aw.av, when pnsloii
ra,.0 ,avf. r,ItJr,, t bum in the bo-
j - '! ,,,ir -reairn, atl you will b.-
i'"1'1 r;r?'r: ,M VV" th" Ur'U ,,c:,rt
wri'p; arxl win n a'l tMi u!l tin1' arcun-
.... n()tUll,; u i4 tnl wor-(1
I There t.,,.1 be r,o ,tnni:,-thr fan ,.ur
f.,rcr,r,rrcrc-..b.il in frort oMJichrnon 1
wnli tlie If ol "i.itM ) nt our bt so!- i
i ni. l a n im ?i)rri-. .iTununt of cornrn'-
'iirv ftori'J, fltMiiutii to enou:'!i, the'
1 1 t ii' I r i .
K t-T! Tii.rt t l.rivwntr ehi'in, to fre.l the
inhoTiTib.-t irtnv three rn-Mh. Our hnv
jaucht el!, bet wer outnumbcrc-l in ev-
! f rv ii't uwe, an I mt w ith a courage in
evi rv respect equal to M;c;r ow n.
Fr,m rlll., u u teamed that
wall dacU,,,, hror-Vt into the fi.U
j formt r nmountini: to ,r ), were taken
v ,,,r rn'-r- Two f' "'raU aNo f, U
!i?to r 1 1 t 1 ; Km! wol.ivoni r. t r;i 1
Cdonel-, .1 I.u.i'.C uhne!-i, and fi Mn'n.
The r,hcl Hum to h ive t .ken r,0 V)
' ? ri-oners v hi. h, of course, is an ever-
e-fWottc. Ihit w hr.t have ve rained 1 .till M., they poured it. in thn-n-s, to ' horled and execrited, pie: d and threaten
Mct.'lellati has cVintrcd his bae of ope- I the vtry evident ann7eti.ent of the Court ' ed, foul JUw r.fl the hm 1! fenerallv,
j rations to the .Tarne river, w fie re his nr-
my U und r he pr't-ction of the irn j have it all their own way. T hev had t no J he-cr d and he.u lit the rah di orprani
in uitid Minl.mU. n.id the advance upon j rnanairement of the previous Convention Z(r, by .all the'r hue of our dlstr.io.te1
Richmond wi'l be made in eorm c' ou i nnd though assun I th.it the l'.irm r oul I i coi-.ntrv, r.' t to co and do po. Hot all to
ith them The swamps of the Chi'ka
h"tnny wTe :il-o d iinir their worl roor,'
itl'ct tnallv than the enetnv. Our trooj
ar. now free fiom tlu ir deadly p- i-on
nd in a healthful localitv, mi no danger
of ha vine th 'r i!Wics c.t i (T as in the
cup ef ?, art'i ra'd near White IIou-.
I Siitc we are mwti r of the water', nri.iv
store can ennc ria Fortress Mor.rnc np
the J inic-. rirrr.
In nM prohnbilitv the position of the
nrmv ? h ttcr than before ; but whv this
p"!ition wns pot taken at firt.nn l l.l.eO'l
live unci ai d the chagrin of defeat
avoidi d. i a ipietioji not easily pettlcd
Later rews i tili p;-re eiicourain .
Tbnt Cr ii ent'on.
There n piite .an excitement in several
of thf- counties of this Congressional
trict in rerard to the Convention promos-
rm,lr would o.h e t if left to them. We
' Jo not c'ii'li r the Rctimi of these men
:,,!tlii; nff 5n lho .inil ,,1 mit HCt ,
accorilanec with their rroramiae, unlen
Invite to trot cut their man at the April
:,'rtirt" "l J ir Wy co,.id?-
It wa n fult f his that thi rc wm no
oppaitiii to hiinlii th.it election.
The try all tic time 1. for harmony.
Cnth'Miil be secured la any better
minnir hn by hvin? all the c.miii dutm
prerr tWr n.imc m m! ht
tin m mike tneir ron.nnf.on, men m i
tober fjuirUy di posit hcir bal.ot f..r the
0f their choice ? Tl.o.e who pursue
HitTerentc-rfc will he respot.;Vr for
The Popular Vt svtim being
A 1 opted,
'Little Union" hu lecUc-l to nomi
nnte carxli. latex fcr Couiitr an-1 Conrei
lonn' office by billot; the rote to be ta
ken on the thir.l Sitnr'lay in An?ut. If
w No re'lvcl - the Ponvf ritin which
mule thl deetsion, tint tn eis tlie oth r
counties of th District Mrello tipn n
Con?re"onn Dclent ConTentlon, thl
vote shall operate j Intrnctlona to the
IVlfates from th evi-rat Tow ti-h;p.
Tim three fourth of the Di-ttict, Hfn
dolph, Wiiype nn-1 t.hiion, in ncoplancc
with the pr tct'cc hrrrtof ro, hive re-iolv-i'il
in (aroriifthi.ii tno.li of making t nmi
nafhiii. We have tint the ?ea-t iloubt
but that Ifinrv Rn.t Dilaware will, fr
m1io, r;efr;rtf if t1ie wls)f8 of
r'UOf rf'n- f1' ,ovr' Jlrnrv 'VHirtv
, ' ' " il ' 1 "nTrm",- rr'"
1..., I,,) I - t?. ;.... r.
ccMÜn! of w hi' h will h. f.mn l in another
IcohiiTiu.) t wti'rb it mi rcjnUfd to rioni-
'onal ofiicc, bv Imllot. on the ecoiwl
1 . . . r . . i .il
! ' -v 1,1 -W'- l'l!l
S roll on.
I'or the Journal.
TTenrv Tountv l'ipon ('nmvn?!mi.
Mrsxn. rfUTns Thoeventful "2-th
f J,. OMl1f. an, j,tlt ti)f. mPmrr
of it will Ur hn; with o of the
riieii.f lenrr rnuntv. I do pot rro-
f , rwff.,;nM ,.f ,u nn!ni,
ilVmveMion, whM-h will npnp the
, pwC-.s?Ie Cn,ri,r, but ?i rlv n brief ne-
n.imt of what irm -.id nl done.
On the dnv fixed bv nM..irrment. th
j Convention ns,em hd,a,d thepeole were-
I o. it in their strength. From ea rlv mom
i II 'iie politician', who had ca'culatcl to
lot re.a on a b!y , H iid proliablv would not
turn out on tint day, nothin; ele would
do; so by refu-iii' to put the qne-!ion on
a motion to adjourn nine ;, previously
in ide, the thiii wai er. .'ineered t hrou-rh,
, and evirythinpin nice order as thev
thoul t ; 1mpcp their nmuement, ump
iiirp ii!! what in the world was the mat
ter tint ni.my came out? 1 be irreat
apathy hitherto r.:ani Tested perhaps an
excuse for their not thinking at once, and
knowinr (if they did not) that the un
iu:th'rled action of the clfeon-tituted
L uar lians of this District 's political weal,
tvVl a "Congressional District Central
Committee," propositiJ a return to the
old system of a delegated district nMni
iiatiiiLT eonvi ntion, wast the all-siUücier.t
caue that roused them.
After an or'anlition had been effected
u. ,.,, rv, :r(t nf i,.n: Sll!pl. foP Iv:
I ,i,int villi a Secretary nnd assistnnt, and
! the unanimous adoption of a resolution
pti.lorsinj the action anil norriinces of the
State Convention, rejoin Hons were offer-
ed by C. Johnson repudiating the action
of the go-called district central committee,
and jettinir a - day for nominating
caiulidates fi.r county oflices, and at the
same time to nominate (as far as this
county is concerned) a Conrre?srnan.
Tlie blank r.is filled with the "2d S.itur
day in An;m t."
The b ill was then opene d bv J. T. El
liott, w ho condescended to vindicate him
self from a newspaper charge of being a
competitor in tlie race, by Maying he had
no Conjrrexsiot'al aspiration in nrf, ha
nM bren an! trill not be a riU'bfi.V.-
The Ju ljre was pained to sec a rebellious
disposition manifc? ted, and in a judicial,
prrhipis, I. ut not very judicious way, assu
red us that, on the day appoiuted ty the
District Central Committee, Delepite!
vnuld he nrpciinttd anyhow ', that the Cm
cnsrioniil nominating Convention on the
lh of September t?otild ie held, and a
candidate nominated, regardless e.f course
wliAt wc did that day. The inevitable
c'lielu-don wa, that tie action of th.U
Comraittve was authoritative and final.
Of cours we thru all felt like we were
on a fool'g errand, without authority to
do anvthlnp but ratify BnJ sn.ctiou what
had bce& alrcidy pre Jctcrnict J tdiouU Le
The Julj:e admitted, s do all of u?,
that, with but two C4Jidatf in the field,
there wouU te no unpottmit difference in
the tttnlt, on the dnTtTcnt plans propo
cj. l?ut,M he arpued, 'as it if, thf 51
t ' t-Tple ysica ould ccabl i the miner
ty rule." Tbl jdaa, howcter, ti
Mnobjectioriiblf to h'm .nil hi a --ociate
In cae of amity r.f.li'iM, where there nr
many cirnli'lates, fchich ihmonttrated thf
intincrritif of the objection.
It 1 an evil, or at least a lifrcu!ty,
neirlv nlway alten. lin ir a nuthiplicity of
ran li ! it s, tint on" trill If ttlrttnl who
pr'tnary Mifu. rtrrs ere n minority t f all
the vote in the pirty ; but it require a
nerton of the Julpre'i atuf 'tir to fee,
for cornm mi pco)t f a n't, why the minor
ity arc more likely to wh t l a WneroAS
rower when ri.t?n;r tlirrrtltf, th:n through
Deleprates. They, however, think they
cm Hre how a very ?m ill ninority inuy,
on th latter pi. m, or nt !eat how one
whom verv few like, may b nominated
on a rninprrtvv. They hive a 8Upic'nn
that T'oliiiciam will tra-h when Of.portu
n!ty ofV. r. T'.iey have a (li-frut of these
Con vi ntiot! h'uc lV!"Titc, nlivivs
lnvincr (a they tmivf) .-(,r,ie d.cretionnry
nnwer, tnay :'.?. ,', t, bou-ht. or if of
imm ic.il ite t rib:ir, tnv b conxeil r
driven, or, ?i-nre likely, durrl, and InJu
eeil to vote foronptiot nt the 'hoien
of the people, by uppcihs for unity and
"O! our bh-pilir? eimntrv ht if we
fi'l to .iTrec." Ani fav7c (to the
TX'keannn of tlw Deleft r -j.) eeinc
such niul auch tinvnMp iirtrr trill accei i
this or that p hi Ii 1 .tf, you now come o
vote for tM one. mi 1 ei an ? such otrr
! wi" Ctwier le nnil wp ?h h ive hflrrnony.'
F.-r orne pui li ehi-a;oi v n thi hv which
I the n.o.t ponu'.r candidate .hould be
eh.eated or.t of !iw pre-rtrrnp.ce the :nnsh
rom fi-ntwl rorm..'tt,e ha.i midc ar.
r.vipemeiif-. nel he Ji U'e and other op-
nnret of J.hn-onV i.-fohttions were
.tiivimr t eirrv opt that plan, but for
'"ee thev ?-rrial'v f.ilhd ; n?thou-h CA.
Murpby scolded coi!idr-rably, end h?. T.
Powell altf mat. V coaxed and cufiVd, cx-
while Ferris, u ith tear ith.iost in his evos,
purpose. T :it juul ( nres alike un
v;iilinr." The b ill h, a. led ma.fs were
there, and having lu en sa often Matter
ini'lv to'd that Hiev were the source of
j row er, thev st imi U v to-.t it for earnest.
i and resolved to a drienUter a rentle rebuke.
t their ftrvi nt, who went to Tndianapo
lis nnd did the thin thev were not .sent
I to lo
We were cautioned arrnint the arro
jrnneeof one county attemn'in to dictate,
to the whole District, (although they
knewwevTire attemritinir nothing more
than to pet at the choice of the inajorit
in the county, and bat it should have its
due weirht only,) yet a few citizens, meet
inpr torether at Indianapolis on other busi
ness, may appoint themselves a District
Central Committee, appoint a time, pre
Fcrihe a way ftr the whole District, ln the
face of the actum of ttr-j counties, dictate
the appointment e.f Dcl.rates, At-.; yet
these fair-convention men fee nothini;
revolatitinarv in it! It is even o rtgula9
that the other way cannot be urged with
out incurring the charge of Leing rcbtll
As illustrating the animus of the oppo
fition, I will state that one of the leadcis,
on the streets, charged us with beicg no
better than the rebels, or, at least, oar
leaden he haJ ro mire respect for.
HricELiMD, Ilenrv Co.
The Comnvsa.iry (JcmralVi Department
of this State has been reorganized, arid
an office opened in the State Capitol
building, under the charge of Col. A.
Stone, Commiisary General.
This Department is to look after the
wed fare and necessities of tick and diJa
bled InJiaua sol Hers, etc.
We propose to all persons now
in arrears on subscription to the
Journ al, that If they come for
ward immediately and settlesaid
arrearage, and Eubfcribe for
for another year, by paying in
advance, they can have our pa
per at one dotier n year, instead
of Sl,60 as heretofore. Thos
failing to comply with thia prop
oeiticn may expect to be charged
nt our former rates.