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MIRTIIUR,: VINTON COUNTY; MM THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 1868.
111,50 PER TEAR, I
l I Aiisaee. J
Meetings will be hold as fpliows:
' Altai srilte, Friday J Night, Sept
18rA, f 7J o'clock.
Gunning and Mayo, Speakora.
Tuicnship, Friday flight, Sept, -18th,
at 7 J o clock.
, ,Swuim and Craig, Sponsors
at 1 o'clockPole Itaisina.
Judgo Wright, Cupt. Boweri, and
others, Upeakers. '
Zaletki, at Siiplcy'i Hall, SaturdaNigh
Stpl. IM at 1 o'clock.
ZUvtland McGillivray, SpeaVtri. ", '"','
Vinton Furnace, Saturday IfigHt, ''Sept.
VJth at 7J o'clock.
, p'teaiM and Mayo, Speahtrt.
Jnekmim'M School Houte, Richland JWn
ttofi. .Vondttf Night Stpt. 21, at 7J trWoc.
Gunning and Craig, Speaktri.
New Plymouth, Monday Night, Bep!, 21.
M 7 o'olook.
Kbivel, Swalm nd Mayo, Speakers,
Hlegle'. Grove, Eaglo Tp, Tuesday
rtcriioon, Pep-. J3. et 1J o'clock.
, Neal, GiiDiiiug ud o hers, Speakers.
fljeekinan'e School House. Eagle Tp,
Tnftiday Klght, Sept, 33, ai 7J o'olook.
McGillUray aod Majo, Ppeakers.
Vinton Biallon, Tueaday Night. Sept.
221, at 7J o'olook.
i'ftna and 8walm, Speaker.
Wilkeslllv Wednesday Nigh, Sept
2?, at 7 o'clock.
Mayo and Swalm, Speakers. '
rUc phen'e School House, Harrison Tp;,
'Wednesday Night, Sept. 28, at 7J o'olook.
(JuDuing and Shirel.
Mc Arthur Button, Thursday Night,
fi'pl. 24, at 7 o olook. '
Kliivel and Mayo. Speakers.
It is proper for us to call the at
tcntioa of peoplo of Vinton county
to the important fact that not a
vird was said by the speakers who
were paid by tho Bondholders to
blackguard Democrats and make
fun of poor laboring men, at tho
Radical mooting in this town, on
Monday, tho 7th inst. in regard to
the issues of the day, as to the in
crease or reduction of the terrible
national debt, or the wicked system
of taxation, or the payment of tho
bonds in greenbacks nothing did
the Democrats, who made np their
crowd on that day, hear about tho
present issues. Not a single word
dare llomor Jones and others, who
0 about over .the county speaking
pieces about the war and other dead
issues, say about the increase of the
debt, the unequal taxation, etc It
would be best for people to stay
away from their meetings, and go
to tho elections and voto thorn out
Vermont Election. Grkat Dem
ocratic Gains 1 Tho Radicals are
making themselves happy in the
roturns of the Vermont election,
held on the 2d inst.; but wo failed
to see where the laugh comes in.
The Democratic vote has been in
creased by about 40 per cent, whilo
the Republican vote shows an in
crease of only 25 per. cent. Last
year the Ropublican vote in ( Ver
mont was 81,694, and tho Democratic
v.,r 11 sin. wm .k;t.
that In 1867 they had nearly three
votos to our one. This year they
are scant two to our ono,-and vet
they shout and roar with delight at
thegreat victory they haveachievod
over the Doraocratio party I
T hb people want one currency
(or tho rich and poor they can
hour this unequal taxation no longer.
their candidate for Prostdont dow
Democrats of Vinton county,
gira on your armour and from now
until the polls close on the 13th of
Uctobor, work ! work I work I
Tax , Tatebs, onp-htt!f of the
money collected by tho .internal
rereDue tax collectors never roaches
the United States Treasury. Eo-
publican officials at Washington
aam it tbat at least one-half is stolen
before it reaches thoro.
Hurrah. -The Democratic meet
ings now being held throughout the
Uounty are the largest that have
,ver been held in the County on
bo similar occasions. The good
people of Vinton County are arous
ed to the importance of the strug
gle and mean to fight for low taxa
tion and the good old days of the
Parmer Bepublic "if it takes all
Bummir.": ;' ' J. 1 :
. ,, . : , "v"
Air are going to the polls, to vote
fl (fill nut. - ATTrttrrr mn An (U T-Jt.l
-o"- v. xu,v;,u
inildiira' Tlnnnnnl Tnvnll fmm
Of all kinds, will be circu
lated on the ilav nf iho Kiit
ticket is spelled nhL Sn
that the name our candidate for
iiuuilor is spelled:
HENRY REYNOLDS, -and
if the name is spelled,
lor thenv Don't vole until you
in u sure me namn . nt nvort
- WILLIAM J. RANNELLS,
the ticket is a counterfeit.
See Here! For the Nigger!
We nr tnxml fbr pnr clothing, mr mont nnd our bread.
, Onourmri)tiittnltlihi,f.urt)hloHnil ImkI, '
Oil our tou and our colfee, our fu 1 ind liKlitjl,
. 2 i JT? f,t?xtS " ""vnr"ly tlmt w cnn'i 8l.-.op o' nights.
And iw all for tlu ntorj Bruit (toll cnu tliUbo '
The lund laud ol the bravo and the home or the free? ,
Wo nro stamped on our morti?nKw, checkx, noti and bills. :
' 'OnonrdeedH,onniiriiitnu-tH,niid on our hint wills: '
And the Htnr sinuikuhI Imnner In liiournlng doth wuve
0 "J '.I19 wealth of the nation turnel Into the crave.
And Its nil for the nliwor, great Owl I can thin Iw
lUe hind of the brave and the home of the free J
AVe are taxed on onromes,onr stores and'onr shops.
On our tove, on pur l irvuU, on our broo. iw nnd our raons
On our horsej and cattle t and If wo should die, . P i -We
are tuxwl on our cotllns In which we must lie.
And It a ull for the nigger ; grout Ood ! can thin ba
The home of the brave and the hvud of the free t
' We are taxed on all goods by kind Providence given.
W e are taxed for the bible that points n to heaven :
And when w wwond to the heavenly inxtl. '
' They would If they could stick a stump on our soul.
And It s all for the nigger ; gnmt O.xi i can this Imi
The homo of the brave t.nd tho hind of the
"LET US HAVE PEACE"
Republican papers have naradcil. for snmn
time, an expression put into Grant's mouth
bV his t.rninr-l Waannni-nn UT.ni- I
peace 1' To carry out Grant's idea of "peace"
ma iriuuus propose to send rifles and a
battery to each Congressional District in the
Southern States, to be distributed to the
"lnwnl llo-.Vo" iU 4l it ..
'"vn.a iiiat UlUjr Uliiy BIlOOl UOWll tfte
white citizens mul "hav tHstiA t" Tii--f,.i:
Iowin? is the "ConoTPSKioiin.1 ihitW-t?
to insure the success of Grant's "peace" plans :
..U ,M ,. , JJisincis. , Kitles. liatteries.
Alabama.......... 6...... ,12.000....... 6
Arkansas .....3 .....6,000... 3
Florida 1 o'tinn ""1
Georgia 7 ". u'rifio n
Louisiana.. 5 10,000...'. 5
Mississippi 5 10,000 5
North Carolina G .....14,000..... 7
South Carolina 4 8000..." 4
Texns 4 .l&wZZZ'".'.'" I
Virginia 8 16,000 8
Total "pcaco . ,
missives, 50 !.100,OOo'"!"!!"""5Q
ANOTHER INCREASE OF THE PUBLIC
ANOTHER INCREASE OF THE PUBLIC DEBT OF $12,079,832,26.
The increase of th rmWio rloKf f. v.rt
month, as per August statement of the Sec
retary of the Treasury. kIkSws tVint thn n.iM;n
debt, on the 1st inst., less the amount of cash
m the Treasuey, was $2,535,014,313 03, A
month ago the debt was 2,523,470 G6; so that
the increase for the month has been $12,079,
832 35. And yet while the public debt is
thus largely increasing eVery mouth, Radical
stumpers all over the country are telling the
people that they are reducing and paying off
this debt. We urn Indplitrxl
Oulloch for the truth-telling figures. Ho
supports bcymour and Blair, therefore will
YK0 UP ancl withhold , the facts that the
"aui j 1 lnuiJ ma7 again get power by lieing
t0 and receiving the peopleJ
"We hOno that nn Tlom nnitof will 4M.ml 1
With tho Purl nnln fTl.!. i.'
awwuD, ; j.iuB is 100 important an
election to trade votes with euch a wicked
nn1 t , .1. A. 1 -r-rl . . I
uu uteuuuubL party, v ote the who e tickef,
oJ A !ll 1.. L. " ... . v.vi,
uuujuu ivm uu nappy over tno result. -.
Eemkmber. Tho man who docs
not voto the Domocratio tickot.
gives a half a voto acaiiist it. We
hope there is no Democrat or Con-
servative man in Vinton county
who would stop for a momont and
ponder between the make-up of the
two tickots. Tho Democrats offer
you a ticket that is n nnm nrl
honest as could be put up, and offer
it to you seasoned with principles
uiui, are nnuouoieuiy nonest.
WHY. Ah' T)OOP lnhnrinw' mnn
everywhoro want a change I Thoy
want the TAXES ON THEIR
LABOR teduced. WhvHhniilrithir
pay internal revenue taxes on every-
thinff thfiV fluf Arnr !
o J 1 uu U
greenbacks .while the bondholder
ays no taxes and draws interest on
londs In o-nlrl? Tf
Kadicahstn on the 13th of next
month and the, of Nr,k.
thore will ba & h
,KJ iu ,
prices of everything you eat,
drink and wear I Don't mark
single name, off wur tinlrni. nm
crats I ' '
THB rilutrii4 r-,...i
eon vvned on. Monday
xiiin. ijuuier iiu
of the Hunreme Cfiun
lion. H. ti W.1..1..
meeting on Tues
day night not
" v mil. IMIIIlll J
proceedings In next.
ship had a large
1. ri . ..
p., " Bew
lion. L. T. Neal.
aressed the meet
throughout was a
powerful and con
vincingargumont, and was listened
too with the most
tion. ,DTo dwelt
FRIDAY, Sept, 25, 1868.
TilE Democratip. F?t.itn D
ing at JNlcArthur, O., on the day ibove naincd, and assigned
Hon. Gi ffi
To address the People of.Vinton udVcIjoihing; Counties on fhe'occasion,
who will positive v n 1 the annoiTitmrrtt V0
Vinton and other counties, upon this annouu'ci mcnt of one of the first and
ixwvv v.ionuuiH DiuicBuiun vi iim iiuiion, o aaaiX'ss mem on the 25th of Sept
I I ti
The Eloquent Irisii Orator, of Mercer County, Ohio,
Will also be present and address the meeting.
BALLYI. BALLTII' BAtLT-iii
To the Grand Mass Meeting of the Campaign ! DEMOCRATS CON
SERVATIVES, REPUBLICANS, turn out and hear tho gruSS
.w pb w.v. u li U, vi puupio cnnoiciiy ana dispassionately discus
CUSSed bv the WlSC. talented. hnnnrnKlf. onrl ,.1,.4. ,i ......
A cordial invitation is extended to all who are in favor of civil Government
to the American people all who are in favor of maintaining a White Man's
Government, and opposed to 'tfegro Suffrage nnd disgusting, debasing
Moiirrrehsm all who are in favnr nf tott a t. t a v a mixr . m .
the i Bondholder as we 1 as the riowholdcr, and of the redemption of the
I ubhc Debt in Greenbacks ono currency for all classes of creditors all
who areaii iavorof the stKictest economy in the administration of the Gov-
r. e,V . Ui Miv ciaiuiuig- unny 10 a peace standard, the aboli
tion of the expensive FreedmVs Bureau, the eradication of the multiplicity
of abuses now existing under the rule of the wicked Radicals, and the im
mediate stoppage1 )f the useless, annual depletion of the Federal Treasury of
MP L SYWR0FJLLY - WRUNG FROM THE TAX-
TO CORRECT THESE ABUSES afd to
restore therierhtsol theStatpa nnd tho noi.nin i, n.
uui, mm uuui uuic uAjJuuuuers oi our creed and purposes!
Come in Wagons!
Come in Carriages! -'
Come oil Horseback!
Come in Buggies!
, . Come on Foot?
Come in carts!
Bring your Neighbor,
Bring your Wile,
Bring your children,
: Bring your baskctsfull,
GIYE OIsTE DAY TO "3TOTJR
ARASS BAND WILL FURNISH MUSIC FOR THE OCCASION
By order ol the - :; ? DEM. CEK. COM., VTC. -
ILGALL AT TTTTC m?TTTm?
0N FRIDAV, v SEPTEMBER 2VAND
Terms For one venr' S1 ft m
$0,40; and for the Campaign, $0,25. ' !" ,;: ' , '
10 not lorget thisl flow is the time to take your own county paper!
Can George Fry, the Grab Tax
Candidate for Sheriff, Tell Who
Starved Union Soldiers?
Many ot our readers are pleased
because We published last week the
statement of Robert Ould, Com
missioner for Exchanp-e of Prison
ers fur tho late Confederate Staten,
relating to the exchango of prison
ors. Lot our readers rcinomhor
that Mr. Ould calls upon prominent
Union Generals to- testify to the
truth of every statement he makes
It is useless for Radicals to deny
that ccrtuin leaders of their tribe
are responsible, for tleir suffcrinff
at Andcrsonvillo and other prisons
in tho bouth, and thut they richly
deserved hanging instead of Wirz
whom they caused to be huni; to
scroen and hide their Infernal acts
and to mislead the friends and
relatives of Federal soldiers. Thou
sands of Federal soldiers lay sick
aud wouudod in prisons at the South
and thousands of "Bebol" snldirra
wore at tho North in prisons manv
of whom wcro notsick or wounded
in 1864, and Radical loadors would
say, whea asked to exchange the
men: ,"Yo shall not exchange
fighting men for skeletons." Call
ing the Union soldiers skeletons
and tho "Rcbol" soldiers fighting
men Proscrvo the last week's
paper. - Let your friends road tho
statement of Robert Oild. All
can see who are responsible for
nino-tcnthsot tho sufforingin South
ern prisons, lu this county the
Rads are running for Sheriff a late
Captain of Company I, of tho 75th
Ohio Volunteer Regiment of Infant
ry. In that Regiment and Com
pany the editor of this paper had
a brother who was takeu prisoner'
and . died in a Southern prison bo
iause big Northern officers refused
to exchange skeletons for fighting
men. Where was Capt. George
Fry during the time he and others
of tho Company were suffering in
prison I Did i it make unv lirora
iscs to men and boys to induce tbcm
loemisir . .
Now, we don't Avant any Radical
politician, paper, or candidate i i
Vinton' county to go about tho
streets and over the county saying :
"lliat is ono of Bowbn's damned
lies !" wo shall hack un our state
ments, and tho statements of Rob
but Ould, with the best of uroof
TESTIMONY OF GEN. BUTLER
fully fastens the blamo of the An
dcrsonvillo and other prison horrors
on Gbant. Here is Butleb's own
language, which will not even bo
doubted by the supposed to bo
highly educated, intelligent, and
friend to the starving, sick, help
less, defenseless soldiers of his regi
ment and company who died on
Belle Island particularly the
brother of tho editor of this paper
Capt. Georgo Fry :
"I resorted the point nf nirrniinl h
Ivetn mvself Mltl Iha. rMiel avant in th
Seoretar; of W ar, and aske.1 for power to
adjust the other questions of difference,
ao s to hare the question of enslaving
negro soldiers stand alone, to ba dealt
with by itself; and that the whole power
or the uniteu Bines should be exorieJ to
tin iufitfoft to thnne whn hml rniittttl fha
batttis of tbo country, and boon captured
in us service, i ne wnoie suhjeot wai re
ferred by the Seorctary of War to the
Lieutenant-General commanding, who tel.
cgraphed me on the 14th of April. 1861
in substance: "Break off all negotii tirnn
on the subject of exchange till further
orders." Aud, therefore, all negotiations
were broken off. save that a special ex
ohauge of siok and wounded on either side
1 l 1 ' Oa.L . . . 1 ff 1
went on. On the 20lh of Anril I rennivcrl
another telegram of Gen Grant, orderiot
uoi anoioer man to oe given to tne reb
pis." Te tbat I answered, on the-same
day "Lieut, Gen. Grant', instructions
shall b. implicitly obeyed. I .slums thai
vou do not mean to stno the iniHtial
change of the lick and wounded now going
i) m . . i . . i . i . .
uo. io una a receireu a repiy in .no
stance: "Uo not live the rebels a ainirle
able-bodied man." From that hour, ao
tnnr afc I mnatneil In th itunavtmAnt r
O --' 1 - - ,
-h n c . . nf nrtanriAva alAnnnrl nnrlap lh
o r - c-
order, becaus. I could not give the rebeli
any of their able-bodied soldier, in ex
change. By .ending th. sick and wound
ed forward however, enm twnlve thnn
sand of our suffering soldiers were re-
uevea, Deing upwards of eight thousand
(8,000) more than we gave th. rebel.. In
August last Mr. Ould, finJing negotiations
were broken off, and that no exchange
were made, wrote to Gen. Hitobcock, the
commissioner at Washington, that the
rebel, were ready to exchange man for
man, and th. prisoner, held by them, .a 1
had proposed in December. Under th
instructions of the liieulenant-Qener.L 1
wrote to Mr. Ould a letter, which has been
published, laying; "Do you mean to givs
un all Vnup tt.nl.inn .nil Ai,lra B.II vnnv
laws about blaok men employed a sol
diers?" These q ties' ions were thorein
Arvim lliallv aa f Ihinlr nnl 1 ItilnmAlln.
ally, but obtrusively and demonstratively,
not for the purpose f furth.ring .xchange
of prisonels. but for th. nurcoee of ore-
serving and .lopping th. .xohang. and
rnrnishing a ground an which wt eould
fairly stand . I am now at liberty to state
these facts. heAanaat thaw ann.tr In th
j I r
correspondence on the suhjeot of exchange
vu tne puoiie nies ot vongresa, lur
nishod bv the War Danarlment iinoa reso
lution. I am not at libertv to state my
opinion, as to th. oorreoines. and proprie
ty of thi. eenree nf anlinn nf the Lienten-
ant-Gen.ral in relation to cxoban.e..
because, .sit in nnt pr in niter word
of condemnation of any act of ray auni-rU
orr, I mny sot eteo applaud where I Ijitnk
bera right, lest, net applauding u ctler
instances, such ael as 1 may meatlo
would Imply censure. ( only desire that
the responsibility of stopping eirnn,e
f prisoner-, be it wise or unwise, should
test upon the lieutenant General eov
n.anding, and net upon no. I
lied ihe weight of ao gr.Te a matter for
r laid hrrore Congress spd the country,
not to carry any longer any morf, of ft
than belongs to n,.. Blue. I wroto m,
farewell addres. to the Army of th.
James, I bate received Jetler. from th. f.
Went aavinn uvgu- j- ... .
u. . " . V "'" mat tou
a. not nseletslT ni.Hi,i n.- u .
jour men, when yo'u have left thousand,
of our brother, and sens to .Ur,.
rot in .outhern prisons." U an,Wer
juch appeals, I ,ra '0wed ,ly (o
I have not us.Iel, ..erlflcod h. iZ Vt
-a soldier, of ti,. Union, ,Mw
doe. not stain mv irarnm. ' m.
eiitioi.ui upon the aotf of anybody hut th.
ennnei. ,on of. foot, in .xnl.niuou "f
which the rsDoneibiliiU. " 01
will not .Hew m.to.ay more.
"Have You Heard from Maine?"
Old eloctrotyned. dved-in-rh.
wool-long-ngo Mtvine, held m olec-'
uon on Monday last, for Stat rffTt.
cers, and gave a much less than the
the usual majority for tho terrible
sins and afflictions of D
Abolitionism,' Radicalism, and all
the other isms about ROflrt t.a
less for that party.
luo following fbrnros. eivln tr.
voto for somo yoars. will show th .
complexion of parties in tho poet
r i tin ore
Tntjll rrA '
Tff.i.nl.H. ... ..
Koi.t.111. . .. -
Fillhtltiirv ( t.. v
. 2,ff)l ,
it will be sceu tlmt l..at i.
"V JVHI UIO
Uepublican majority was only 11,.
818, wheroas the" preceding year It
was 27,000; but then the Republi-
can voto wa8 12,175 short, whil
the Democratic vote'was only 1 MS
short. . : . , , ' .
The proper estimate to make ou
Maine returns this year is to corn
pare thorn with tho election of 1866,
and not of last year, when a full
was not polled.
The reason why the Republican
majority last year did not reach its
usual figure was because the Legis
lature has passed a very unpopular
Liquor and Constabulary law. Noth
ing of this kind operated against
them this yoar. The Dartir wn
united, and tho Bondholders recog
nizod the effect of a tremendous
majority, employed evory agency to
secure it. From their extrunrdinn.
rv efforts, their muini-itvnnn'ht mn.i
insured ly to havo reached their ma
jority oi iwo years ago 27,690.
All under that i a. rrnln tnrlATv.
7. w vuu VI11-
ocracy and tho laboring millions of
IIopo the Bondholders of 18G8
who have spent thousands of dol
lars in bribery the employora who
intimidated their workmen tho
police who scared tho liquor dealers
from VOtinff bv threutftninor nrn.
cutioii for violations of the liquor
niw, are sacisnoa with the result in.
Maine. "Have vou heard" tVhm
Beautiful BouauBT. We ac-
knowledged tho receipt of a very
beautiful bouquot of the richest
flowers from tho hands of Miss
Teen Reynolds and Miss Eliza.
Bobo, two lady friends, at the
Court Room, aftor the close of
the meeting on Tuesday evoninsr of
last week. They have our thanks .
for the pretty presont, aud our
kindest wishes for their present and
future welfare. Hay they always
be as pure and lovely as the flowers
that they have bound so artistically-
Thakks.- Mm. E lis in it a Spmut. of
Swan Township, will accept our man
thank for th. basketful of th. Urges,
and finest Apple., Peaches, and Grape,
wehav. seen this year, which were left
on oar 'sanotum table," on Tuesday last
during our absence. .
TTJElf HON, STUMP SVEXKESSl
Democratic Speaker's Hand. Booi!
EVERY &EMOCRATW SPEAKER annul. I
hve one. Kmry mnopratia IMitor honM
ipenliers and fc.litore ot all partly ahoul.i have
it. 1 his, the mont compleie polilK':a work wliicli
has ever been gotten up, ha Ixmii urpra willi
n press reference to ihe t xi.tmx Kieid,ntial
oanvM. f.aunerseJe. entirei. iK. r VOl
U'. which, orneceasltv, have had to be oarrie4
carried about by our orators. It eonteins ever
ming neoemary under one cover. Ik i unoora.
promising in Ua amuulls on Bailinalisni, and u.
rect In ita defense or the Constitution, theliv
eroment, and the. National Deraooraov. AHieak.
er or Editor who h this work oar, lha
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shown up in every light, and vwy tnucl. whor
matter necessary for a thorouKh Jnwurw.un. 4iu
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