L, G-. GOULD, Editor.
July 8. 1875.
Democratic State Ticket.
WILLIAM ALLEN, of Boss.
SAMUEL F. GARY, of Hamilton.
FOB SUPREME JUDGE, .
THOS. Q. ASHBURN, of Clermont.
FOR AUDITOR OF STATE,
E. M. GREENE, of Shelby.
FOR TREASURER OF STATE,
: JOHN SCIIREINER, of Meigs. ;
THOS. B. POWELL, of Delaware.
MEMBER BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS.
II. E. O'HAGAN, of Erie.
The Beecher trial has ended and
Beecher left hanging on the "ragged
. edge." The Jury disagreed "and
were discharged. Amen ! ' ;, ',
The only time the School Fund of.
Ohio was distributed, was when the
Republican Legislature took it and
used it for other purposes.
It makes us sad to think that nei
.ther the Democratic ticket or plat
form pleases the Republicans. , If
they had only made their wishes
known sooner but it is too late now
to make any changes. .
The Republicans in Ohio are run
ning, and are intending to run this
campaign on a lie. A falsehood a-
bout the position of the Democratic
party touching the School Fund Is
the entire foundation of the Repub
lican hope of success.
Notwithstanding we may continue
to get our outside printed elsewhere,
the Democrat will be devoted to the
interests, prosperity and success of
our own merchants and business
men. We will not fill our paper with
invitations for our citizens to go to
neighboring cities and purchase their
Dry Goods, Clothing and Groceries.
$25,000 per annum extra!
Capable and judicious statesman
Tax-payers of Preble county, such
is the principles of the Republican
party that you are asked to support
at the polls next October! r
The currency part of the Demo
cratic platform adopted at the 17th
of June Convention, is the sentiment
of a large majority of the voters of
Preble county, and if they do not
cast their ballots that way in Octo
ber, it will be simply because party
slavery will control them. We have
the first farmer yet to meet, Repub
lican or Democrat, who does not
heartily agree with this much of our
platform, and admit it to be the cor
rect doctrine and the demand of the
laboring-classes and producers of
the country. Stick a pin there.
We cordially invite all Democrats
and Liberal Kepnblicans to unite
and vote the Peoples' ticket at the
fall election. With those who intend
to vote the bondholders ticket, as an
nounced at the recent Republican
Convention, no . argument can reach
them, for they are sold body and
breeches to the money changers.
But to Liberal and Independent citi
2ensWB"say, examine the platforms
and then choose as between the two.
The one is for an early return to
specie basis, by retiring legal tenders
regardless of the true interest of the
people, and the other is for more
money. Let each elector candidly
examine' and determine for himself,
for the struggle is now upon
whether the government shall be ad
ministered in the interest of coucen
. trated capital, as it now is and has
been since the close of the war,
whether it shall be administered
the interest of the laboring millions,
as the founders of the Republic in
tended a government of and for the
benefit of the people. On the one
side of this question stand the bond
holders, operating through the Re
publican organization; and 'on
other is the welfare of the laboring
masses clustering around the' Liber
al Democratic organization just form
ing to oust these leeches and vam
pires upon the body politic, who nei
ther spin nor sow, but are continual
ly eating out the substance of
peapte without rendering any equiv.
alent to lighten the burden of taxa
tion. These men, through the Re
publican organization, go for deplet-
- ing the currency for the purpose
rendering their bonds more valuable
and enabling them to exact larger
rato3 of interest; and the laboring
- men demand more money, the repeal
of the Jvational Bank Charter, retir
ing that currency and supply
place by legal tenders, and thus pla
cing the circulating medium beyond
the manipulation of these mouied
sharks, who are and have been prey
ing oa the value, of productive labor
, ' without rendering the least equiva-
- lent. Let the laboring classes
to this matter, for by a union on
part they can rule at the ballot-box.
TIME DEVELOPS STRANGE
The Republican party, under cir
cumstances of pure necessity, for the
time being, developed the policy of
issuing legal tenders, which turned
out to be the best and, most reliable
currency ever inveuted. With it the
nation fought the war of the rebel
lion to a successful termination, and
by the means of this safe and relia
ble currency the Union of the States
was preserved. In this currency the
nation paid its citizen soldiers at the
close of the war, ..and in this .curren
cy the national debt was originally
and yet is equitably payable. These
views, as to national finance, were
acquiesed in by all parties, as ex
pressed in their platforms, even the
bondholders themselves, until March
1869. " During this' long interval the
nation prospered, labor was liberally
rewarded, and enterprises in every
direction were quickened and stimu
lated. Productive labor, both agri
cultural and mechanical, found ready
and profitable employment, and the
nation advanced in prosperity and
material ' wealth, . under the flow of
legal tenders, within this interval
more thai .6he had within any cor
respondingperiod from its formation.
All had confidence in the currency,
for it was placed beyond the reach of
bankers and brokers to' the legiti
mate ends of trade and business. The
farmer found a ready market for his
products at reasonable prices, taxes
were easily paid, because there was
no intermediate monopoly in
the supply of money, - and conse-
qnently the laboring classes were
prosperous and content. ; I
But in an evil hour the Republican
a i n t Ai. i j I
party was uuugui, uy tue uouu-uum-
era, and having control of the gov-
ernmcnt at the" time, it originated a
national bank charter,, and thereby
authorizing the bond-holders to bank
on the indebtedness, and inaugurate
ed the policy of retiring legal ten-
ders. and supplying their place with
a national currency, and at the same
time declaring the bonds payable in
gold. This measure unsettled val-
ues. doubled the national debt, de-1
predated the price of labor, and
moreover gave the complete control
of the currency of the nation. The
government is now, and has ' been
since 1869, administered in thejn-
terest of the bond-holders, and this
policy is sadly manifesting itself to
the injury of the people. Labor
depressed, all kinds of enterprises
prostrated, and no business is' now
prosperous, except dealing in money,
The Republican party assert in its
platform that the true policy is to
return to a specie basis, and compel
it by retiring all the legal tenders.
which every honest man knows would
bankrupt the nation and ruin all ex-1
cept the bondholders. The further
the currency is curtailed, the more
valnable the bonds are rendered, and
u. v.n.i,i ' - a ,i
t, . . .
the people look for relief from that
Quarter. . But the Democratic nartv
has declared for a repeal of the Na-
tional Bank Charter, retiring that
currency and substituting legal ten-
ders, and the consequence is that
every bond-holder and banker in the
are with the Republican par-
and against the Democracy. Let
the people examine these facts can-
didlv. and iudse in which direction
their true interest- lies.
Those persons around Eaton who
are objecting to Gen. Cary because
he was once a strong temperance
fauatic, may find some consolation
concerning his present temperance
position, from the following taken
out of the Miami Helmet, Isaac S
Morris' Prohibition paper:
The Cincinnati Enquirer says that
sain t,ary nas repentcu oi a
nuirer is rifrht. W e are not of the
opinion that if he should be elected,
he would even say a word that the
most devoted disciple of Beer could
Persons who have monev to spend
for Dry Goods, Groceries, kc, can
find nlentv of invitations to suonort
business outside of their own town
by consulting the columns of the
Dayton and Richmond Advertising
Sheet, called the Red-Shyster"
published in'Eaton. It is devoted
almost exclusively to the success and
iuuuicsu ui indium!! in umui liwcs,
since' the independent and liberal
people .m this county voted some
the public patronage away from it.
ne rremoni; Messenger says:
prominent Kepuuucan in this city,
ll. 1 1 TT .3.-1 1 J 1. .
l'ue xiayw; uecmreu inao
no man couiu uouot tue nonesty
William Allen, and that he was
agoing to vote in favor of the Gov
General S. F. Cart declares that
he is "opposed to anv coercive mea
sures to make men temperate." .
reminds a reporter that he "strongly
denounced the Crusade movement,
and can stand squarely -on the Col
umbus Democratic platform." What
more is wanted by the carpers?
Don't fail to hug the Catholic
lusion! The resolution of the Demo
cratic State Convention against
division of the School Fund is all
ruse and a lie! Ofcourseitis. Don't
Grant's pap suckers proclaim it
you; and ain't they all honest?
Distinguished success of his ad-
ministration ' and capable and judi
cious statesman, is the fulsome praise
of the Republican Radical Conven
tion of Ohio upon a man who has for
four, years deliberately stolen $ 25.
000. Eaton Democrat.
Now bow it would distress and
mortify the President of the United
States to know that he had been de
nounced and condemned by a great
Moral Engine whose Editor is sodis-1
tinguished for chastity, virtue and
courage, and who like the Father of
his Country couldn't tell a lie. It is
very sad. Eaton Register of July
From the Eaton Register, Jan. 8, 1874.
It is unquestionably true, (disa-
greeable as the fact may .be to Re-
nnblicansA that for more than four
years the National' Administration
has been "CORRUPT BEYOND
PRECEDENT!" It is equally true,
and felt in County offices, and worse
than all, has corrupted the business
of the trusted custodians of Banks,
rtanway, ana otner corpuruUB, u
holotnl mnnencea in-
llOO AOPfinil ltd
to the counting room and the Ex-
change. There is no denying the
melancholy-fact,' that fcKhy; the A
merican .people are without faith in
this lack of confidence is justifiable,
With corrupt and incom-
petent men in positions of great trust
and influence-suffering the evils of
a til cab uuauviai iciviuwvu mux
laboring Interests at the mercy of
soulless monopolies, how can it be
perpetuated as a true republic only
by a thorough organization of its de-
partments, a return of economy in
uniform Currency and the enforce-
ment of the. great cardinal doctrines
of "honesty, capacity and fideuty."
The above is the opinion of the
Eaton Register of the Grant Admin-
i a' . ... i j
lstraiion, oeiore ii wan pmceu uuum
the control of the Revenue Ring, and
a candid comparison will prove to
any man, that there was but little
difference between the Democrat and
Register, in regard to the corrup-
tions and outrages of the present ad-
ministration. But the tone of that
journal is now changed, and Grant's
St. Domingo speculation his brown
stone quarry job his attempt to
wipe out the State Government of
Arkansas his usurpation in Louisi-
I ana his connection with the thief,
J "Boss Shepherd," and other notori-1
ous scoundrels and ringsters his ap-
pointment to office of all his -rela-lget
I tives his utter, carelessness and
I criminal indifference in office hisab-
islsence from the seatof government
more than half the time and voting
himself $25,000 extra of the people's
money to keep him lounging around,
and his affection for sharper? and
thieves, are crimes now indorsed by
the editor of the ' Register and the
Republican 'State - Convention, as
"distinguished successes" and "cap-
able and judicious" government for
the toiling tax-ridden millions!
I the Eaton Register was honestly rep-
I resentincr .the infamous condition of
t i,i: f
I t, it,
front, and ask the honest and inde-
nendent voters of Preble countvto
sustain a party that it denounced as
being so corrupt and : infamous?
What has it done since to make it
"distinguished success" or "capable
and judicious" and deserving of the
support of the people? We answer,
nothing. It is as notoriously cor-
rupt and rotten to-day as it was one
year ago, and the honest men, and
41 11 tl,o ,,.
try, are deserting the sinking con-
ccrn ana aemanaing a cnange.
much . the people of this county.
- want a Commissioner, and a
their necessities and wants and
the sand to push them forward,
wh(i will not fan t0 Bee tue buns-
hnl' while watchinsr the SDieot!
One of this. Kind can nave our sup-
port be he Democrat or Bepubli
A candidate to run for ixronty
Commissioner on the BourDon ticKet.
Apply to the Democratic Caesars
tuis coumy uiwu.
Thank you, Mr. Register. It
not the "Democratic Cajsara"
If Greenbacks are "rag money,"
the Republican party ,press calls
them, what are the National Bank
notes, which are redeemed in Green
backs? What are the Government
bonds, which have the security
tne greenbacks no more and
iesR? yet we never hear the bonds
of or Nationai Bank, money called rass.
. According to the vieveiana Jfiam
a i nner. the Ohio Republicans
a in secret nolitical oreaniza
i I O O
ti()n known the "Order of
oi with grips, Ac., "after the manner
of the Knbw-Nothings of 1854."
oath of admission, the same paper
states, provides that the applicant
shall not vote for any foreigner
Roman Catholic for olllcc." Several
He MZes are Baid to hav beeu formed
After a lapse of two weeks,
Register informs its readers that
were rewarded with temporary
of the Democratic
vention ! In these days of telegraphs
and daily papers, that is astonish
ingly enterprising in a "hews paper."
The people are all well pleased
with the Democratic ticket and
form, but the Republican editors
office holders don't like them a bit.
The Miami Helmet thus pays its
respects to the Republican candidate
for Auditor, -but notwithstanding its
professions of temperance and pro
hibition, swallows the said nomina
"As to Auditor Williams we have
to say of him that we have some
knowledge of him personally, and
while we know that he is an excel
lent officer, and one who has done
the work of the office he now holds
for more than ten years, and that he
ig a genial, affable, accommodating
man, we are informed -that he is, or
at least has been, an intemperate
man. and therefore one that a con-
sistent temperance man cannot sup-
port, ir stiU addicted to that habit,
We say this much with regret, and
hope that such assurances may reach
us as may enable us to cordially sup-
port a man whom we regard very
highly as a clever gentleman.
BoweW. directory of newspapers
for 1875 gives some curious statis-
tics. It says that over 1,000 papers
have faigd in the United States du-
. . , causing a loss to
I J '
publishers,, subscribers and adver-
tisers of over $8,000,000. It further
alleges that among those who went
into the nespaper business and lost
tnereby were75 merchants
and adventurers, 61& school, teacn-
ers, 57 Jawyers, 4 blacksmiths, 33
plasterers, 10 farmers, 200 fanatics
of variougkind afflicted with literary
lesson, 100 ambitious young men who
drew upon their fathers, and thus
suddenly exhausted large margins
0f tne parental capital, and 6 lottery
men AU of wuich Bhould teach am
then bitious persons panting for editorial
celebrity, to learn- me ousiness db
fore venturing into its uncertain wa
- 1 ne Sidney uemocrat says tnas
fan-t;& yeg that's it. Cary don't
drink himself! but tells others, drink
as much as vou please; it is none of
lmy business. Mtann Melmet.
Well, that is the sensible way for
every man to do. Every man should
be the regulator of his own appetite.
The Catholic Church and the di-
vision of the School Fund, will yet
the Dayton editor on the "rag-
ged edge" of despair. In the lan
guage of one of his old Republican
readers, "it is getting d thinf
The temperance party refuse to
vote for Gen. Cary because he is not
a temperance man, and the whisky
men will not support him because he
is a temperance man ! You pay your
money and you take your choice.
There is not a particle of doubt
but that Gov. AlIen will be re-elect
ed by a large majority. The signs
indicate it around here.
WANTED! 22D OHIO V. I.
At Eaton, Ohio, on the 3d of July,
a few of the members of the 22d O.
V. L (formerly 13th Mo. V. I.) met
ftr tho nnrnnui nf pnnaMfrincr t.hp
feasability of a re-union of the Regi
ment. The meeting being called to
A. Pollok, of Camden, O.,
I order, T.
i,lwas elected Chairman, and William
Norwood, of Indianapolis, Ind., Sec-
retarr. cro tern. After a mutual dia-
cussion of the welfare of the Reel
ment. the unanimous decision was
. . . . . ....
tnat proper steps De taKen to canine
a gignated by a committee. An elcc-
tion was then held to place the com-
mittee and officers m working con
nation ditioD KSS jn the following
members of the regiment being unan
ty im0usly chosen, to act as committee:
William Norwood, of Indianapolis,
Ind.; W. C. Nelson, Eaton, O.; W.
I TIT A 1 .1 T5 ! . 1. J T . .
II . AltiUUUCI, uitiiuiuuu, mu..
U n tmqid r(m n st.-.
Vnr inrnrmatnn .11 npmWn
Secretarv. at Eaton. Ohia
Aftr n nleninr disonasion ofhat-
tip ncpneannd ramn incidents,
of organization adjourned to meet as
the regiment will please address the
T. A. POLLOK, Pres't.
WM NORWOOD, Sec'y.
Uhio, Indiana, Illinois and Mis-
souri papers friendly to the cause,
RQDDIE RE .HOLDS,
THE ONLY STOVE MADE
With Sliding Oven Doors.
Patented FA 1889, ml Btpt 3, 1869.
Tin & Sheet-lion Ware
Galvanized Work of
SUCH AS '
Crestings, &c, &c.
tgRepairing promptly and neatly
Old Rags 4 Iron Taken
Shop on Barron Street, opposite
Eatou, May 27, 137u-ly
The World's Great Object Teacher's Cul-1
P. T. BAEOTM'S
WO BIB'S FAIB
-1 IT x n 1 it XT l I
LOlOSSal JkXpOSltlOIi OI All JMatlOIlS.
In Canvass Colleges, Canopying Acres,
will pitch its Mighty Metropolis of
Twenty Centre Pole Pavil
ions at ;
EATON, SATURDAY, "JULY 17, 1875.
What Steam. Electricity and One Mil
lion Dollars have accomplished. In orig
inating, organizing, and perfecting what
is unanimously pronounced by the Press
The World's Show
And the onlv Exhibition in America, re
cognized and approved by the Keligioui
.classes, and daily witnessed by eminent
sclergymeu ana tcucners.
a Returning . more than ten times the
SSnrice of admission a single ticket, (Only
'-J5:5C1'ni,ren ,,nl,er nin0 J' ha"f-Priie
Tree Admission to all whoiurchiue the lite of P.T. Barxi m, written Dy him
self : 900 oiwres. ilhistrnted, anil completed up to 1875. Kodueed from .l,oU to
$1,50. "Worth a $100 Greenback to a oeginmr." Uorace Greeley.
Itrentu Ceeat Shows in One. Over 100 .Wc and
Uorses. 100,000 Cardinal Curt ostites, sutam
Engine-Operated Automatic and Polytechnic
Barnum's Colosseum of Foreign Automatons.
From Paris, Geneva, Brussels and Berlin
l.oOO Kcpresentative Anlmnls, Beasts,
Birds, Keptiles, and Amphibious Marine
only vm g mm- m mica,
Singly more expensive than any ordinary
The only School of Captive Living Sea
In great tanks of water. The only
Genuine Ethiopian Horned Horse.
THE ONLY CIANT ELAND.
A Separate Stupendous
. Intercontinental Amphitheatre.
I wlth Seats for 10,000 Spectators., Presentinar in supreme artistic competlUon
and stellar rivalry,
DON CASTEUO'S INTERNATIONAL HIPPODROME,
iLowandes Imperial Brazilian Circus!
I Constituting an altogether unprecedented and peerless concentration of Great
I Arenas Beyond Censure and a Centennial of Circus Celebrities, prominent among
I the pre-eminent Deing . ?
THE GREAT JtlARTIJVIiO E O W1JVBE i
The Wild Eider of Brazil, whose superbly darlne and phenomenal achievements
on one, four and teven bareback horses, estaDllsh him ."cliauipion" by the uuani-
Imous consent of his profession.
JIJ1E.. EUZA INIt'KKlLLt the " impress or the Arona," ana Lovely
Amazon of barebacK qulstnenne8,
iTOiV, the Cen tans Child Hero.
5tO. It. II. IMMKKlLil-., Master orthc Menage.
JtATIlALIO LOWAAUE, the Leopard Atlilete.
LI KE KBVESi!, the original "Pete Jenkiiw" and onistrlan Burton.
THE LESLIE BROTHERS, Frod, Joha ! Lewii. Champion
WW. II. PORTER, the funniest of felfc-crowned fools. Together with
I greatest number of General Performers of every nation, ever congregated.
Caravan College of Educated Elephauts, Performing Ponies, Magnificent Trick
Two Leviathan Universal Living Expositions Daily
Doors open at 1 and 7 P. M. Grand Animal and Arenic Entree
The Groat World's Fair will also exhibit at DAYTOX, Friday, July 16th;
LIBERTY, iloiulay, July 19th. J my 8, 1875-wa
WM NORWOOD, Sec'y. HOW IS THIS!
Shirts nt95 cts., $1,00, $1,25, $1,40, $1,60;$1,75; worth $1,50, $1,75,
oummer Undershirts at 30 cts., 4U cts., ou cts., oo cts.; worm ooc wi.
Gents' Scarf 50 cts., 65 cts., 75 cts., 85 cts.
Call and satisfy yourself that I MEAN BUSINESS. A big stock of
Hats and Clothing at very low prices. JOS. WOERNER,"
April 29, 1875-lt . iiarron tit., Jton, u.
DRUGS, MEDICINES, CHEMICALS.
i ?: Iks 1 I jjpll
Special attention given to the filling of Prescrip
tions and Private icectpes. ,
SCHOOL AND MISCELLANEOUS BOOKS. -
Chromo & Picture Frames of all Styles made to order
PAIOTTg, OILS AEXD TURKISHES.
Painters Supplied at Wholesale Prices.
MICHAEL & SON.
Eaton, April 22, 1875-ly
DAIffllZIi WIKEL, Jr.
iPELOUBET, PELTON I Co's.
DECKER & BARNES,"STEINWAY & MATHUSHEL'S PIANOS !
Is prepared to furnish them on as reasonable terms as they can be-
bought anwhertelse, as he is buying them directly from the manufac
turers. OFFICE OJY JtlJKItY STREET,
Eaton, March 18, 1875
JustKeceived, and for Sale,
Kit, it ttu n c OF 'TTF.' LUMBER.
4 k. UJJ Jm. m-M. Jr v . . . J
Rongh asd Dressed;
Timber, Joists and Scantling;
PINE, ASH 4; POP MS FLOORING;
Cedar, Oak and Locust Fence Posts.
Doors, Sash, Ltath. and Shingles.
Ill kinds of Finishing Eumber cut to Order. mii
kinds of Building Eumher cut to order,
' Bei-'Tanghiajtoy, C&ffipM's .Crssk and , Cinnel CQAL.
Agents for the Studybaker, Millaorn, and Mitchell
Highest price paid for Walnut, Ash Lumber, and Timber.
Office and Yard Opposite the Depot, Eaton, Ohio.
Eaton, Ohio, May u, loid-oiu " ''
ET. C HILL
INVITES especial attention to Ills
stock of FAMILY GROCERIES &
PKODL'CE, of which he keeps a full
and complete stock at his old stand on
Baron Street Eaton,
lie flatters himself that ho can sell Hn
as low as any other house in town, and
willkeepalwayson hand the best brand J
PROVISIONS, VEGETABLES, ALXOSAS.
a BUUARS. 6VRVPS.
AM1X.Y FLOUR, CORN StEAL, , & RICE.
Salt by the Barrel.
ITie patronage of the public is solicited
Eumber i Eumber!
To The Public.
BOBXKSOH CHAKBEES & CO.
KKKP forlentLOWEMT MARKET rRIOKS
IMNE, POPULAR and ASH rtn, UrMMW
Vine nd PopulrSldln,Drl Aurian
MOULUISiS, WIISOLEB, LATH,
STAIR BALLUSTERS, NEWEI. POSTS.t
Are also prepared to fiirnli-h
Factory Door for $2-,00 and $2,50.
IMWBH, WINPOW rRE?,BASH rASKl
Tl'KV I.VMBKB toorder. We itenI tokl
io in win. u.
HIUHEST M ARKKT PRICE rA'"rv
TOP LA R AND ASH LCMBKR.
ROB1XSOX. ClIAilBBS & CO
Mictael c Sons,
Oppo.Uo Conrt lluusc.
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