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Aaliland. x t i July g. 1868.
Far President ol li ne Culled
' fetates. - .
Subject to the deeiaioa of the Itemocralie
national Convention.
Mom.- ttnlnii P. Itannejr. o
. Uuyahoga. -
II Basil J. J ewe, or Mus
- - kingnm.
- For Secretary of State.
of Logan. '
For Supreme Judge.
of Perry.
Fur Member of Board of Public Worts
of Cuyahoga.
, For School Commissioner.
For Clerk of Supreme Court.
ef Mahoning.
, - That we may be able to contribute
oar foil share toward the success ol
the democratic ticket this tall, we have
concluded to offer the "States and
Union" for six - months, during the
- campaign, at the following rates :
For a elub of twelve new subscri
. hers, $9,00 or 75eU each ta advance.
, For a club of 24 new subscribers,
$18,00 or 75cts each, in -advance, and
vh cupj . iuc . ius person gciung ap
, "States and Union" Lave been greatly
- increased, in consequence of enlarging
. the sheet ; and wo will be nnder many
obligations to car democratic friends
' througttout the county, if they wil
make an effort to enlarge its circula
tion 500 or 600 copies. It can be
- Vtive as a trial, trends, and see.
We are under many lasting obliga-
tiena "to our-4emoeratic friends through-
- ont the county, for "the liberal support
we are receiving for the "States and
TTnion " If nur frwnls will mntinne
laeir gooa oincea, lis circuiauon wm
j 1 . . rr ., . mi
be nearly doubled before the campaign
doses. If industry, care and atten
tion will aid in producing a good coun
ty paper, ours will certainly succeed.
.uet us nave a ciuo rrom every town
ship in the county. Remember that
the campaign price of the folates and
Union" is only seventy-five cents each
for clubs of twelve, and seventjtrfive
cents each for clubs of twenty-four
with one copy free to those getting up
a club.
Gold dosed in New York yesterday
at 1401. .
Wooley fcas fleeced inquiry, and
Butler has sheared, off.
Oen. Carey orates in Albany on the
glorious Fourth.
The northern part of Wisconsin is
suffering Jrom a drought. .
Bogus five cent niokle coin, is plenty
in New York city. It is very handy to
make change with.
Brigham Young has the contract to
grade the Union Pacific railroad from
the head of Echo Canon to Salt Lake,
and has begun work.
The ringiag of the great bell of Notre
Dame, Bear South Bend, Indiana, can
be distinctly heard at Elkhart, eighteen
miles distant.
Schofield since taking possession of
the War Department, has removed the
standing atiBj Stanton kept bout
The tax of one cent a box on match
es, last J ear netted to the Government
a revenue of 91,500,000.
Anna Dickinson is not going to take
the stump for Grant. She says bis
nomination by the Radical, party
stumps her.
No-one is a voter in Liberia unles"
of African descent, and not even then
if not a possessor of real estate.
Tom Thumb is said to be high in
Mafoary ana. is tne owner or a mag
nificent secalia.
The New York, Convention on the
4th 4aj of July was the largest
and grandest, as also the most impor
tant ever assevbled on this continent.
The letters of tha Emperor of China
to the United States Government, form
ally presented on Tuesday last, exten
ded over 25 feet of parchment.
A wealthy Brooklynite talks el pros
seating his wife for palming off a bogus
baby upon him.
Liuie Cooper, a Brooklino (Mass.).
Miss ol fifteen has eloped with a beard
less youth of twenty.
A Philadelphia physician says tha
people of forty five and over should eal
oafy two-meals a day.
"The White Fawn" languishes in
New York. Eeople are not 89 fawned
of it as they were..
The original retired, physician with
iV. tmininff RtnilK Kan hnen. ma rri pd in
New Haven.
The united iocomes of tbe Massa
.chuoelts manufacturing family ol
Ameses are $275,422.
The Mcbken is again a wit. ' Her
new name is Maitland, and her lianband
is a theatrical amateur, very joung, and
very green. . . - : -y .-
A bright young chambermaid actress,
one of 'the squey, singing biid knd,
has appeared at the Bowery. Her name
is Miss Leslie, and she comes, we learn,
from a theatre in Colorado.,. - . ;
Before leaving St. Louis .for New
Vork, Lotta, the actress, received $100
from her absconding lather, from ' In
dianaplois Since then sho hassquees
ed the balance from her reluctaut and
hard hearted "parient."
Thur'.cw Weed remarks We do
not say that Mr. Greeley was paid like
a common lobby mad, but we do know
that Dean Richmond --"peace to bis
ashes" has often said in our presence
that "Greeley vas a d d expensive
Impeachment has a queer net result
Wade loses his grip and his temperi
Forney loses an office, and Vinni6
Ream a free studio. Butler secure8
several tons of private letters and tele",
grams for his collection, and Wooley
gains a national reputation.
At a dinner in Chattanooga, Futhei
Ryan, the rebel song writer, gave the
following rentiment on Brownluw 1
Pause, jrcntle reader! lightly tread ! .
For God's sake let bim lie ;
We live in pkacr, since be is dead,
But bkix is in a fbt."
- Forney wants to be United State"
Senator from Pennsylvania. He aban
doned the Democratic party when a
Democratic Legislature refused to elect
him to the Senate. He will not have
the opportunity oft taking a similar
vengeance upon his present party asso
ciates from want of a Radical Legisla
Mr. Bnrlingame says the Chinese
have more books, encyclopedias, pam
phlets, magazines, etc , than any other
people. Their principal encyclopedia
embraces five thousand volumes. Abbe
Hue, who travelled through China
some years ago, says primary education
is univarsally diffused in China.
The crops throughout the whole of
Kansas are reported to be the best ever
known in the State, the corn and wheat
crops being particularly fine. The far
mers are in good spirits, and expect to
complete their wheat harvest by the
end of the present week. It is thought
that the crops will average thirty bush
els to the acre throughout the State.
Howe Wheeler, of Calais, Vermont,
was ninety years old last December,
and his wife will be ninety next month,
and they have lived together seventy
one years. They have eight living
children, the oldest aged seventy years,
and the youngest forty two ; forty-two
grandchildren and loity five great
grand children, making a remarkable
A rich farmer of Calais, Maine, aged
sixty five, recently married a second
wire who is only nineteen year? ol age
A daughter by his first wife is - forty
years old, and her daughter, aged twen
ty is about to be married. Thus there
is a child who is twenty-one years old.
er than her mother who is a year young
er than bcr grand-daughter.
On the 24th nit., says the Mav field
Bcral,d as Mr. Robert Houston, of
Ohvesburg, this county, bad mounted
bis borse, for the purpose of taking a
ride on tome business matter, the horse
scared at something and threw Mr. H..
He is since lying in a verv precarious
coudition, in consequence' of three
broken ribs, tes:des being otherwise
badly injured. Up to the 26th nit.,
his life was despaired ef.
The Bucyrus Journal says : On Sua
day evening, W. P. Warden, Esq , of
North Robinson, while attempting to
get on the freight train, moving at the
rate of twelve or fourteen miles an
hour, was thrown under the hind car,
which passed over his left leg. Dr.
A. E. Jenner; of Crestline, was sent
for, and found the leg so severely crush
eqVas to render amputation necessary
and the leg was taken off by Dr J.,
just below the knee, in a very skillful
manner. At latest accounts, Air. War-.
Sen had somewhat rallied from the
shock and was doicg favorably. We
sincerely sympathize wiuh bun in his
terrible misfortune.
Daniel Webster wore a hat the size
of which was7; Tbnrlow Weed wears
the same me ; Abraham Lincoln's was
7 116; Daniel Lord's 6 J; Horace Gree
ley 8,7 i; James Gordon Berwet s,7f
Mr. James T. .Brandy has a nead as
large as that of any public man in the
country. Sir Walter Scott and Lord
Byron wore very email bats, but they
had brains somewheres, as all will admit.
Perhaps their brains lay mostly in the
crown of their beads, or perhaps the
brain substance was anusually compact
Byron 8 brain, though not large super
ficially, weighed several ounces more
than the average.
A London correspondent, writinz of
a fashionable wedding says, he failed
to discover a single dress coat in the
coJipaoy. the groom, the f best man,
and all the gentlemen friends appearing
in dark, double breasted . lrook coats,
bsht pants, black or colored neck -ties.
and with the eavoeptiou of the groom,
retatcunz their bats id tneir bands dar
tog the eeremeoy. The brides maids
dressed in white, trimmed with bine,
while the lady friends wore all kiads
of elegant morning dresses. Gloves of
every shade and color appeared on tne
hands of both ladies and gentlemen,
while the latter all carried the button
hole boquet, without which a London
man of lashion would not be consider
ed dressed.
On Monday night last, says the Vis
mouth Advertiser, an entrance to the
Express office, at this place, was effect
ed by burglars, and an onslaught made
upon a safe in the room. A hole was
made through the iron door with a
chisel, and the vacuum heavily charg
ed with powder, a fuse inserted, and
the eafe blown. The lock and door lin
ing were entirely blown off. and a way
at once opened to the inner safe. The
burglars however, got nothing for their
trouble, except some papers belonging
to Mr. S. M. Robinson, of no value to
any but himself. Tbo valuables or the
office were in a burglar proof safe, in
the back room. On this they tried
their hands, but gave up in despair, or
were alarmed and left. It appears
that they also made an efiort to effect
an entrance into tbo clothing store of
Solomon Spear, but a shot from the
clerk put them to flight. Some meat
and bologna were taken from tbe meat
shop of Israel Bachraoh, Part of tbe
tools used in effecting an entrance to
the safe, were taken from the marble
shop of Mr. B. Tinsoa. A pick was
obtained by breaking into tha band car
house, at the station 1&6-. cLuo to tbe
Another severe whipping case in one
of the public Schools of Boston y re
ported. The boy' fainted from the
effee's of tbe i unishment'; .
The Alannfietd Ueraht. says that on
Wednesday afternoon a telcgraphio
dispatch was plaoed under the door of
the house of Mr. J. B. Mercer, a resi
dent of that city, announcing that a
brother of Mrs. Mercer, who resides in
Washington county, Pa., had been kill
ed, and that her presence wa3 desired
at tbo funeral. On ber arrival at the
home oJ her brother, she found bim
hale and hearty. Thinking that she
had been deluded for the purpose of
robbing, she telegraphed to Mayor
Sluts to send a policeman to watch the
house until her return, which as ae-
cordingly done n iwever, oii her re
turn, she discovered that the upper
rooms of the house had been entered,
and $175 in gold, and greenbacks to
the amount of $200 or $300 hal been
taken. Suspicion fell on a servant girl
of bad character, living in the honse.
and on being threatened with arrest, she
confessed that the dispatch was written
by "her man," living in Chicago, and
that after the departure of Mrs. Mer
cer he bad obtained an entrance ia the
house and secured the money. She ae
knowledged that the gold was in her
possession, but that the man had ta
ken the greenback?, and offered to re
store it, and upon these conditions was
released. She left on the train for tbe
East on Sunday. ' .
General Grant b upon his election
eering tour to-day. We shall see what
enthusiasm his presence inspires.
Hew YorkExpret.
We have seen it here in Cincinnati.
The General arrived upon the Little
Miami Railroad on Wednesday after
noon ; but, although it was known long
in advance when ne . was coming, he
met no reception whatever. He passed
through our streets, with his family, as
unnoticed as any private citizen. There
was no public interest excited by his
presence ; no desire to see him. He
received no acclaims, met no commit
tees, inspired no cheers, and evoked no
enthusiasm from his partisans. Noth
ing as cold and frigid was ever before
heard of in the reception of a Presi
dential candidate. Except that his
name is at the head of the Radical
journals, we should not know in the
West that be was running for Presi
dent. His nomination has literally
fallen still-born in all this region. No
ratification meetings have been held,
and no organizations have been formed
in his support. It is admitted by the
Radicals that his selection was a ter
rible mistake : that he has none of tbe
elements of popularity which tV.ey sup-
poseu ne possesseu. jus eiecuoue r
mg tour has brought out this fact in
the strongest light. Enquirer.
From indications in every, section
of the country, General Grant will ut
terly fail to combine the strength of
his party. While by his perseverence
and dogged persistence, backed by a
half million of men and all the ener
gies of the Government, he finally
succeeded in compelling General Lee,
wiih an effective army of forty or fifty
thousand men, to surrender, all the
balance of hia military career was a
signal failure. As to Lis capacity for
the management .of the civil affairs of
this great country, be has repeatedly
admitted his incompetency. He pos-
seses no qualification that renders
him fit to administer a Government
like ours ; and if Mr. Pendleton, or
any other fit man, is nominated, will be
beaten by a greater majority than that
of .Pierce over General Scott.
The only thing that occurred to mar
the perfect success of the Sabbath
School Celebration on the 4th, was
the bombastic effort of T. C. Bush
nell. It is remarkable that such fel
lows as Judge Bushnell, who have
boxed the compass on every political
absurdity that has cursed the land for
the last fifteen years, cannot let slip
any occasion without obtruding their
crude and silly polifinnl notions into
every performance, sacred or profane.
Jast think of ifc . ?The illustrious Pro
bate Judge of Ashland county, Ohio,
takes it upon himself, in the presence
of two or three hundred children, to
demonstrate that Mr. Washington, (?)
Mr. Jefferson, . Mr. Madison, Mr.
Ames and Mr. Hancock, were mere
dolts, compared with the aforesaid
Tnlly. Ye Gods 1 what a spectacle I
How Tully shrieked, and screeched,
and gesticulated! Like the carrion"
vulture that feasts and gorges on de
cay and corruption, this fellow revels
in the political pollutions of the times,
and if he could - have his way, we
would not be able to enter a church,
however impressive the occasion, with
out having a mess of his pottage
thrust under our nose : and we con
fess, that we envy not the man who
has the temerity to attempt, on such
an occasion, to trifle with the indul
gence of a thinking audience. , .
Telegrams from Washington an
nounce every few days that the
" Beast wilt be ready to report m a
brief time on the impeachment affair.
That he will lay open to human gaze
the corrupt influences that were
brought to bear to save the President
from expulsion from the White House.
He proposes to. show that all the Re
publican Senators that vqted against
impeachment rere purchased, like
sheep in the shambles, for a price.
This is indeed a very interesting task
for the spoon thief, one that suite hi8
noble genius. . The idea that Butlor
steeped in theft and crime, should at
tempt to expose other men less gnilty
than himself is indeed a rich spectacle.
Go in Butler, and show that the whole
Republican party is rotten. Go it
The convention to nominate a Dem
ocratic candidate for Common Pleas
Judge of the sub-division of the Sixth
Judicial District of Ofhio will be held
at Mt- Gilead,- Morrow County, Ohio,
on Thursday, July 23, 1868.
By order of Judicial Committee.
The Democracy of the 13th Con
gressional District have re-nominated
General George W. Morgan for Con
gress. The. convention . is described
as having been one of the largest ever
held in the "district. Great enthusi
asm prevailed, and the Democracy of
that district intend to send the Gen
eral back to Congress by such a ma
jority as will rebuke the rotten trick
sters that deprived him of a seat to
which he was justly entitled.
We have delayed our issue one day,
hoping to be able to give our reader8
the result of the Convention now in
session iu New York ; but having
reached tho eighteenth (allot without
any definite result, we haws concluded
to defer the further transactions of the
Convention till our next issue. !
The platform. a sjnopsis "of which
we give in the proceedings of the .Con
vcotion, was unanimously adopted, and
is regarded as a triumph in favor of
Mr. Pendleton. His financial theories
are fully and clearly expressed in. the
platform, and seemed to meet tb en
thusiastic support of the Conveation
The best of feeling prevails in the
Convention. We cannot, . with .eer.
tainty, tell who will be the .nominee ;
but still trust that the Convention will
select the favorite champion of the
West, Mr. Pendleton. We would, o
course, bo pleased to see him nomi
nated; yet, if the Convention sees fit
to select any other sound man, with' a
good recorJ, m e arc satisfied the De
mocracy of the West will acquiesce,
and give tbe nominee a hearty support.'
We believe it is the duty of the
Democratic party to frown down all at
tempts to produce faction in our ranks;
and while wo are seeking to advance
soubd principles, and are making a tig
orous effort to bring the country lsc'
to the Constitution, and the Union, as
formed by our fathers, it becomes .our
duty to think less of men and more of
fundamental principles, that the high'
and important mission of the Demo
cratic party mjy bo successful, and
peace, harmony and pro3 parity one
more shower their blessings on our
The Soldiers' acd Sailors' Conven
tion, now in session in New York, has
endorsed the Democratic platform, and
the members of that convention are
disposed to heartily support cur - norai
nee." We trust the Convention wjll
have the good sense to reciprocate this
advance by nominating an acceptible
man for the Vice Presidency. If so,
our triumph is certain.
National Democratic Convention.
The Two-Thirds Rule Affirmed.
First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth
and Sixth Ballots.
New Yobk, July 7.
Tbe rush for admission to Tammany
Hall is not so violent as yesterday,
though stimulated by a band at the
entrance. At halfpast tea it it not
full. It was nearly eleven o'clock be
fore the Convention was called to or
der. There was an impressive prayer
by Rev. Mr. Plummer, a Presbyterian.
The first thing presented was a se
ries of resolutions offered by Wright,
of Delaware, from Alex. H. Stephens,
the bare mention of which was greeted
with cheers, being in tne main patri
otic and commendatory of tho course
of tbe North in the conduct of the
war. - i . '
On motion of Richardson, of Illi
nois, the resolutions were referred to
the Committee on Resolutions.
Murphy, of New York, rose to re
port from the Committee on Resolutions
the platform agreed upon, and which
be sent to the chair, where they ' were
read. They declare that tbe Demo
era tic party, reposing trust in tbe in
telligence of the people, standing up
on the Constitution and recognizing
slavery and secession as settled by the
war or voluntary action of the Southern
States, and never to be renewed, 'do
demand the immediate - restoration of
all the States cheers ; amn'es'y for all
political offenses, aod the right of suf
frage in all the States ; that the pay
ment of the public debt, where the
obligations do not expressly state on
their face, or the law under which they
were issued does not provide for the
payment in coin, should be paid in the
lawful money of the United States
prolonged cheers; fourth, the equal
taxation -of all property, including'
Government bonds Jcbeers ; fifth, one
currency for tbe Government and peo
ple,' laborers and office .holders, pen
sioner and soldiet . producer and bond
holder great cheers; and, sixth, econ
omy in administration, reduction of the
army and navy, abolition of the Freed
men's Bureau cheers, and of the in
quisitorial modes of colleetiag the tariff
for revenue, and such equal taxation
under the internal revenue laws as will
afford incidental prDtectioti to industry;
seventh, the subordination of the mili
tary to tbe civil power; eighth,' equal
rights and protection for native and
adopted citizens agaiost the dootrineof
immutable allegiance ; they denounced
the Usurpation and tyranny of the
Radical party, its violation of the
pledge that the conduct of tho war was
only for the preservation of the Union,
and declared that it had subjugated
States, overthrown freedom of speech
and of press, -to established the system
of Cspoinage, diregarded the habeas
corpus, made of the National Capitol a
bastile, and threatened to destroy the
original jurisdiction of the Supreme
Court, and maligned the Chief Justice
because of his integrity on the trial of
the President. . Tbo report continued
at considerable length to reiterate
these abuses, and, in conclusion,
declared . that the privi'ege and
trust of suffrage belongs exclusively to
the ' control of each State, and that
Congress has usurped it, in violation of
the Constitution ; spccfically denounced
the Reconstruction Acts as an usurpa
tion, unconstitutional and void; held
that soldiers' and sailors' pensions
should be faithfully paid, and the pub
lie lands should be n served for home
steads, arid thaLkcd Andrew Johnson
for resisting the agpressions of Con
gress. Great cheers. In conclusion
the' report invites men of all parties In
tbepnst to unite on this platform,
.j ijurphy moved the previous ques
tion, which was ordered with few dis
Bcnoiig votes.
A deWi-a'o called for a re-reading,
and there were great cries of M ques
tion question," whieh was put and the
report was adopced with lew dissent
ing voices, when the Convention rose
to their feet, with cheering.
two-third Rule
The President of the Convention
then .wished an understanding of the
two thirds rule to be agreed upon.
Richardson , of Illinois, offered a reso
lution that two thirds' of all the votes
cast shall bo necessary to nominate.
Kernan, of New York, fiercely op
posed this view, contending for a two
thirds of all the votes, to which the
Convention is entitled.
Richardson replied that when his
candidate came up, he would camp
down in the hall till he received two
thirds. This was received with great
After a confusion of motions tbe
President setth d the difficulty by giv
ing, his understanding of the rule, say
ing.thathe wonld not declare any can
didal nominated till he gets 212 votes
tw -hirlsol lbs electoral cellpge, un
less otherwise instructed by the con
vention. The appeal of tl e delegate from Mon
tar a to allow Terr tories to vote- the
Uhitr ruled out ol order, the question
having been decided agaiost them yes
terday. '
After a great deal of skirmishing the
Convention prosecded to name the can
dilates, calling the States alphabetical
ly Taylor, of Connecticut, presented
'Governor English. Illinois, Indiana
and Iowa' declared their intention to
support the Ohio candidate. A por
tion of Maine presented Hancocktwith
checr) Tilden, of New York, pre
sented Church, McCook, for Ohio, pre
sentcd Perd'cton, modestly and prudent
ly refraining from the five minutes'
speech to which he was entitled. Wood
ward, of Pennsylvania, presented Pack
er; in a prosy written speech to which
nobody listened, and who was checked
off with crie3 of time." Andy John
son was presented by Kelson, in a laud
atory speech, and his name was rcceiv
ed with prolonged and repeated ap
plause. West Virginia declared tor
Pendleton The majority from Wis
consin presented Doolittle, while tbe
minority declared for Pendleton. .
First Ballot A'abama Johnson
8. Arkansas Eogluh, 5 California
nassod. Connecticut English, 6. Del
aware Pendleton, 3. Pi'cnda John-
r r T 1 r T 1 1 1 n n i J
sou , o. ueorgia, uouosun, si
Pendleton, 16. Indian Pendletob, 13
Iowa Pendleton. 8. Kansas Pendle
ton, 2; Blair, 12; Hendricks, J. Ken
tucky Pendleton, II, Louisiana
Hancock, 7- Maine Hancock, 4J;
Pendleton, 1 1; Johnson, 1. Maryland
Pendleton, 4; Jobnsoo; 2 Massachu
setts Hancock, 7; Pendleton, 1. Mich
igan Rcverdy Johnson, 8 Minnesota
Pendleton, 4. Wis- Hancock, 7.
Missouri Pendleton, 5; Church, 1;
Hendricks, 2; Andy Johnson, J; Han
cock, 2; Reverdy Johnson, Nebraska
.Pendleton 3. Nevada Parker, 3.
New Hampshire Doolittle, 1; Han
cock, 2; rendlcton, 2. New Jersey
Parker, 7. New York Church, S3
North Carolina Andy Johnson, 9
Ohio Pendleton, 21- Oregon Pen
dleton, 3 Pennsylvania Pendleton,
3; Packer, 26. Rhode Island Doolit
tle, 4. Sooth Carolina Ai-dy Johnson
6 Tennessee Andy Johnson 10. Tex
as Andy Johnson 6 Vermont l'-ng-lish
6. Virginia Andy Johnson 10
West Virginia Pendleton 5 Wiscon
sin Doolittle 8 California Packer 4;
Pendleton 2- Totals Pendleton 105;
Andy Johnson 65; Parker 13; English
16; Hancock 33; Church 34; Reverdy
Johnson 81, Doolittle 13; Packer 26;
BUir 1J.
' JSt" bboond ballot.
Pendleton, 104; Andy Johnson, 52;
Reverdy Johnson 8; Hancook, 40
Church, 33; A. Packer, 27, J. Parker,
15; Doolittle, 12J; English, 121;
Blair, 10; Hendricks, 2; Ewing, 1
Motion to take a recess lost. Tho re
quest of Pennsylvania to retire for con
sulfation was agreed to.
Pendleton, 119; Andrew Johnson
34; Reverdy Johnson, 11; Hancock,
45; Church, 33; A. Packer, 26; J.
Parker, 13 ; Doolittle, 12 ; English, 7;
Blair, 4; Hendricks, 9; Ewing, 1
Pendleton's gain coming, 10 from Vir
ginia and 2 from South Carolina.
Pennsylvania did change her vote.
Pendleton, 1 18; Andrew Johnson,
32; Reverdy Johnson, 8; Hancock, 43;
Church, 33 ; A. Packer, 26 ; J. Park
er, 13 ; Doolittle, 12 ; English, 7;
Blair, Hendricks, 7; Ewing, 1 ; Sey
mour, 9; North Carolina cast her vote
for Seymour, which caused great cheer
ing,when Tilden threatened a motion
to clear the galleries if candidates were
President Seymour took occasion to
say that both . inclination and honor
bow required him to decline use of his
Jodiana asked and obtained leave to
retire for. consultation. A motion to
take a recess was voted &wn.
- Motions for a recess to -7 - and to 4
o'clock P. M. were lost. The roll was
then called for the filth ballot On this
ballot Florida changed from Hancock
to Doolittle. Michigan changed from
Reverdy Johnson to Hendricks. North
Carolina gave 1 vote for John Quincy
Adams. Georgia gave 9 for Blair.
Arkansas added 3 to Pendleton. In
diana not having returned, the vote
stood : English, 7 : Hancock, 46 ;
Pendleton, 109 ; Parker, 13 ; Church.
33 ; Packer, 27 ; Andrew Johnson, 24 ;
Doolittle, 15 j Hendricks, 19 ; Reverdy
Johnson, 9 : Blair, 19 ; John Quincy
Adams,l. i
McMullen moved a reeess until 5 o,
clock. Loit. The roll was orderod for
the sixth ballot. Tilden asked leave for
the New York delegation to retire for
consultation as to its member of the
National Committee. Lost.
A motion to adjourn was made and
The sixth ballot resulted : English,
6 , Hancock, 47 ; Pendleton, 122 ;
Parker, 13 ; Church, 33 ; Packer, 27 ;
A. Johnson, 21 ; Uoolittle, 12; lien
dricks, 80 ; Blair, 5. Missouri cast
half less than ber full voto.
A delegate from North Carolina said
it was evident the Convention accompl
ished nothing. He moved to adjourn.
Clvraer. of Pennsylvania, moved a
recess to 7 o'clock to-night. , Lost.
Pennsylvania asked and was refuse!
leave for consultation .
A motion for a recess until 6 o clock
to night was made, and the vote order
ed bv States. Before tbe roll was con
cluded a communication was received
from the Soldiers' and Sailors' Conven
tion announcing the adoption of a reso
lution approving and endorsing tbe plat
form of the Democratic National Con
On motion of Mr. Richardson, this
communication was ordered to be spread
upon the minutes. - A motion for a
recess until six o'clock was then made,
and on a call of the States, was reject
by years 99, nays 218.
Adjournment of Convemion
Maryland moved an adjournment.
A vote by States was ordered, and the
adjournment was carried years, 220 ;
nays, 97. Adjourned till ten o'clock
to morrow morning.
Wednesday, July 8.
Tho convection ballottcd twelve
times. On the eighteenth ballot Han
cock received 141 Pendleton 107
Hendricks 57. The convention then
adjourned till ten o'clock on Thurs
A Pardon to nil for Treason
Except 1 hose Under -Indictment.
A fit Commemoration of the Glorious
By the President, of the UuitJd Stales :
Whereas, in the innnth of July, A.
D. 1861 in accepting the condition of
civil war, winch wa brought about by
insurrection and rebellion in several of
the States which constitute the United
States, the two Houses of Congress did
solemnly declare that that war was not
wacd on the part of the Government
in any spirit ot oppression, nor lor any
purpose of codquest or subjugation, cor
for any purpose of overthrowing or in
terfering with the rights or established
institutions of the States, but only to
defend and maintain the supremacy of
the Constitution of the United States,
and to preserve the Union with all the
dignity, equality and rignts ot tne sev
eral States unimpairedrand that as soon
as those obi eels should, be accompiisn
ed the war on the part of the Govern
ment should cease ; and,
Whereas, T ie President of the Unif
ied States has heretofore in the spirit
of that declaration aod " with the view
of securing for it an ultimate and com
pletc effect, set forth several proclaoia
tions i fieri ng amnesty and pardon to
p-sons who had been or w re cocccrn
ed in ii" afore named rebellion, wnicn
proclamation.", rwever, were attcnaca
with prudential reservations -and ex
ceptions then deemed necessary and
nrnnAr. and which nroclamtions were
respectively i-sued on the 8 th day ol
December, 1S63, on tbe aotn aay o
March, 1864, on the 29th day of May,
1865, and on the 7th day of Septem
ber, 1867 ; and
Whereas, The said lamentable civil
war has long since altosetber ceased,
with an acknowledgement by all the
States of the supremacy of the Federal
Constitution and of the GoMroment
thereunder, and there no longer exists
any reasonable ground to apprehend a
renewal of tbe said civil war, or any
foreign interference, or any unlawful
resistance by any portion of the people
of any of the States to the Constitution
and laws of the United Slates ; and
Whereas, It is desirable to reduce
the s'anduig army, and to bring to a
speedy termination military ocenpatiop,
oartial law. militarv tribunals, abridge
ueBt of the freedom of speeoh and of
the press, and the suspension or tbe
privileges of habeas corpus, aod of the
right of trial by jury, such encroach
ments upon our free institutions in time
of peaco being dangerous to pob'.io lib
erty, incompatible with the individual
rights of the citizen, contrary to the
genius and spirit of our republican form
of government, and exhaustive of tbe
national resources ; and,
Whereas, It is believed that amnesty
and pardon will tend to secure a com
plete and universal estabiisnment ana
prevalence of the municipal law and
order in conformity with the Constitu
tion of the United States, and to re
move all appearances and presumptions
of a retaliatory or vindictive policy on
the part of the Government, attended
by unnecessary pains, penalties, confis
cations and disfranchisements, and on
the contrary to promote and procure
complete fraternal reconciliation among
the whole people, .with due submission
to the Constitution and laws;
Now, therefore, be it known that I,
Andrew Johnson, President of tbe
United States, by virtue of the Consti
tution and in the name of the people of
the United States, do hereby proclaim
and . declare unconditionally and with
out reservation to all and every person
who directly or indirectly participated
in the .late insurrection or rebellion, ex
cepting such person or persons as may
be under presentment or indictment in
any Court of the United States having
competent jurisdiction, upon a charge
of treason or other felony, a full .am
nesty for the offense of treason against
the United Slates or of adhering to
their enemies during tbe late civil war
with the restoration of all the rights of
property, except as to slaves and except
also as to any property of which any
person may have been legal-' y divested
under the laws of the United States. I
In testimony whereof, a have signed
these presentd with my hand, and
have caused the seal of tbe Uni-l
-"' ted States to be here-unto affixed,
Done at the city of Washington,
the Fourth day of July in the year
of our Lord One Thousand Eight
Hundred and Sixty Eight, and of
the Independence of the United
States of America the Niutty
Third. By the President Andrew Johnson,
Wm. H. Sewabd, Sec'y ot State. ;
Washington, June 20
The President sent the following
message to Congress to day:
To the Bouse of Representatives: :
I return without mv sienature, a bi 1
ontitlftd "An act to admit the State of
Arkansas to representation in Con
gress." The approval of this bill would
be an admission on the part of the Ex
ecutive that the act for tbe more effi
cent govcrment of the rebel - States,
passed March 2, 1867, and the acts
suDplementary thereto, were proper
and constitutional. My opinion, how
ever, in reference to these measures,
has undergone no change, but on , the
contrary has been strengthened by the
results whioh have attended their ex
ecution. Even were this not the ease
I could not consent to a bill which is
based upon the assumption, either that
by an act of rebellion of a portion of its
people the State of Arkansas , seoeded
from the Union, or that Congress may, at
itj nleasnre exDtlorexclude aSlate from
the Union, or interrnpt its relation with i
. . , . -i j l
tbe Uovernment By arDiiraxuy ucjmit
ing it of representation in the Senate
and House ot Representatives. If Ark
ansas is not a State in the Union thia
bill does not admit it as a State. If,
on the other hand, it is a State in the
Union, no legislation is necessary to
declare it entitled to representation in
Congress as one of tbe States of the
Union. The Constitution already de
clarcs each Mate Bhall have at least one
Representative, that the Senate shall be.
composed of two Sanatora from each
State; that no State, without ta con
sent, shall be deprived . of its equal
suffrage in that Senate, rt also makes
each house the judae of the election
returns and qualifications of its own
members, tnd therefore all that is nee
essary to secure Arkinsasin all its con
stitutional relations to the Govern
mcnt, is a decision by each hoi si upon
the eligibility of those who, preentinj
their credentials, claim seats in the re
snpetive houses of Congress. ' J his is
the plain and simple plan of the Con-'
stitution: and believing that had it
been pursued when Congress assembled
in the month of December, . 1865, the
restoration of the States would have
long since been completed, 1 once
strain aaruestlv rccom nend that it be
adnnted bv each House in preference to
the legislation which I respectfully
submit, is not onj of doubtful constitu
tionality, and therefore " unwisov and
dangerous as a precedent, but is unnec
essary, is not so effective in its' opera
tions as the mode prescribed by the
Constitution, involves an additional de
lay, and is from its terms rather ap
nlic&Lle to a territory about to be ad
um -o a rr.,ory
mi' tea as one oi iuo oui
than a State which has occupied a place
o. i . v:v i . ...
in the Union for npwads of a quarter
of a century.
The bill "declares that Arkansas is
entitled and admitted to representation
in Congress, as one of tho States of the
Union, upon the lollowing lundamentai
r . 1 .- t- . . : I
That the Constitution o
shall never be sc amended or changed
as to deprive any citizen or c'as3 of
citizens of the United States of a vote
who are entitled to vote by the Con
stitution herein recognized, except .for
th pun'shment of crimes that are. now
felonies at common law, whereof thpy
shall have been convicted, equally ap
pf xible t ) all the inhabitants of , the
said State, provided the alteration of
said Stale, prospective in its effect, may
be made in regard to the. time and
place of residence of voters. I have
be.n enable to find in the Constitution
of the United States any warrant for
the exorcise of the authority thus
claimed by CongrS3 in assuming power
to impose fundamental conditions on
a State which has been duly admitted
into ihe Union on an equal footing with
the original States in all rcpect what t
ever. Congress asserts a right to enter
a State as it may a Territory, and to,
regulate the highest prerogative of a
free people the el.ctive franchise
The question ia reserved by tho Con
stitution to the States themselves, and
to concede to Congress the power to re
gulate this subject would be to reverse
the fundamental principles of the Re
public and place in tbe hands of the
Federal Government, which U a crea
ture of the States, the sovreignty which
justly belongs to the States or the peo
pie, the true source of all political
power by whom our Federal system -was
created, and to whose will it is
subordinate. The bill fails to provide
in what manner the State of . Arkansas
is to signify its acceptance of the fun
damental oondition whieh Congress
endeavors to make unalterable and
irrevocable ; nor does it prescribe a pen
alty to be imposed should the people
of the Stats amend or change the par
ticular portion" of the . Constitution
whieh it was one of the purposes of the
bill to perpetuate, but as to the con
sequence of suoh action as leaves them
in uncertainty and doubt when the
circumstances under which this' Con
stitution has been brought to tbe at
tendon of Congress are considered, it is
not unreasonable to suppose efforts will
be made to modify its provisionss, espe
cially those in respect to which this
measure prohibits aay alteration, It is
seriously questioned whether tho Con
stitution has been ratified by a majority
of the persons, who, under the' act of
March 2d,. 1865, and the acts supple
mentary thereto, were entitled to regis
tration and to vote npon that issue.
Section 10 of the schedule provides
that no person disqualified from voting'
or registering under . this Constitution
shall vote for any candidates for . any
office, or be permitted to vote for the
ratification or rejection of the Constitu
tion at the polls, ' herein authorised
assumed to be in force before its adop
tion. In disregard of the laws of Con
gress, the Constitution undertakes to
impose npon the electors bthir further
conditions The 5th section of the 8th
arficlo provides that all persons before
registering or.voting must ake f nd anb
ftcribe toan eath, which among ethiirsi -contains
the following elause :
"That I accept the civil and political
equality of alt men, and ..agree not to
attempt to deprive any person or peroas
on account of race, color or previous
coodltloAof apoXttel2ivtt tight, i
privilege or immunity enjoyed bj any
other class ot men." -
It is well known thai a': very large
portion of tbe electors in all the States,
if not all, do not believo in or accept
the practical equality o( Jntjians Mon
golians or negroes, with tbe race' which
they belong. If the voters .in the
States of the North and West were ve
qu:red to take such an oath as a test -of
their qualification there' is reason to be
lieve that a majority of them' wouTilre. .
main from tne polls rathef than 90mpij
with such degrading conditions. How
far and o what 'extent this Tesi' ''oath
pri ven-d the rogTstration of thosewho
w re qialiSed under the lawsr fjfCon
gress, it is impossible to know, but that
u h was its effect, at least sufnciont to
overc ime the email and doubful major
ity in favor of the constitution, there
can. be no .reasonable doubt. " Should
the people of Arkansas, therefora, desir
ing to regulate the elective franchise so
as. to make it contorm to'the institu
tions of a large proportion of the States
of the North and West, and modify the
p.-ovisona referred to in the fundaeaen
lal condition, what is the consequence?
Ts it intended that a denial Of represen
tation shall follow?. If so,-may" we., not .
provoke, at some future day,., a reour-.
renceofthe troubles which - have ao
'OB l agitated the 'country? ' Would, it
not be the part of wisdom to take' for
our guide tbe ederai constitution
rather than resort to measures whieh,
lookiog only to the present may ' in a
few years renew in an aggravaled"ibfm '
the strife and bitterness caused Dy; leg
islation which has proved to be i ov ill
timed and unfortunate ? - ' . ' V a
Andrew Johnson! -
Washington, D. 0-, June 20,1868;
Veto of tforth Carolina 111117
To the House of Rep-esentative . ! j;
In returning to the House of Repre
sentatives, in whioh it origioateh. a bill
entitled "an act to admit the States of
Noith Carolina, South Carolina,' Geor- .
gia, Louisiana and Florida to represen -
tation in t'onzresa," I do not deem it"
necessary to state at length the reasons
which constrain me to withheld my ap
proval. I will not, therefore, under
take at this time to reopen the disoas
fion upon tbe grave constitutional qtPB- .
tions involved in the act of March 2d
1867, and the acta supplementary
thereto, in pursuance of ' which it is
claimed in the preamble of this bill
theso States have formed and adopted
constitution; of State Government,, todr
will I repeat the obligations contained
in my message of the 20th f nsfTfeTuTR
ing without my signature tho bill to
admit to representation the State of Ar
kansas, and which are applicable to the
pending measure '":.
Like the bill rcoently passed In re
ference to Aikansas, this bill sopor-
cedes the plain and simple mode pre
scribed by the Constitution for the ad
mission to seats in the ' ; respective
Houses of Senators and Reprcwntatives
from the several "State 'Itasumes au
thority over six States of . the Uoion,
which has never been delegated to -Congress
or is even w-irran'ed by ' r preyious ,
unconstitutional legislation upob '. the
snbject of restoration. ? It imposes con-,
ditions whith are in derogation of .tho '
K - oualrisbt. of the States .'and is found-:
t - .k,,, l.nk,,.. f .
" uuuu - v". , ... .
pon a tneory
the fundamental principles of the Gov-
nment. "" " . " ' ' '"'
In the case of : Alabama it" viclaies
the plighted faith of Congress by. fore
ing upon that State a Constitution
which was rejected by the people, ac
cording to the express terms of 'an ' adt
r.f OnnorAss rrnumniT that il inaioritv
of the registered electors should voto
upon the question of its adoption.
For th.se objections, end miny oth
ers that nrght be j resented, I cannot '
approve th's bill, and therefore return
it for the action of Congress, required
in such canes by the' Federal Constiu-.
tion. "' - - --
Signed Atdrew Johnson. '
Washington, D. C ' J uoe 5tb,' 1 888-
MARRIED On the 25th inst.V hy
Rev. P. R. Rosebcrry, Mr. John
Richards and Miss Barbara Sum-
' mers, both of this county. - :
-'--notice;-; "
To Sarah Carnagey, John Carnagey,
William Carnagey, who reside in. the
S'ate of . Iowa. Peter Myer',' who re
sides in Tfffen, Seneca County, Ohij;
WUUam Kenny and Theresa .Kjbqdj,
who reside ..in Wood County, , ,Qhig;
Polly Myers, who resides in Mahoning
County, Ohio; Lucinda McKee, M
rinda McKee, Amos Myei-sy Wm. H'.
Myers, S. F.'Myers,' Harriet- Liggett,
Amanda Myers, and Robert McKee,
who reside in' Ashland County-,' Ohio;
Samuel Myers, ' Ira Myers, Lbrjoda
Myers,- Joan Myers and 'Elizabeth
Myers, who reside in Richland County,
Ohio, ' a V
You are hereby notified that"Jttros
McClary? Administrator of 4hC estate
of Peter Myers, deceased, on the 7th
day of March, A. D. 1868, filed hia pe
tition in tbe Probate Court, within and
for the County of Ashland and State of
Ohio, alleging that the personal estate
of said deceased ia irisuJSeient' to pay
his debts and tbe charges of adminis
tering his estatej'tbat he died seised in
fee simple of the .following described
real estate, situate in said county, to
wit: The Southeast quarter of tho
Northeast quarter of section ten (10)
in Township nineteen (19), of range
sixteen (16), in tbe district of lands
subject to sale at Wooster, ; Ohio, 'con
taining forty acres, save and except
eleven aores off of the East; one acre
of which is conveyed to Jay Danner,
and ten acres to Samuel Garrett; and
that Sarah Carnagey, John Carnagey,
William Carnagey, Peter Myers, Wil
liam Kenny, Theresa Kenny, Polly
Myers, Lucinda McKee, Marin da
McKee, Robert McKee, Samuel Myers,
Ira Myei-B, L'rinda Myers,' Elisabeth
Myers, John Myers, Amos Myers,
William H. Myers. S. F. Myers, Har
riet Liggett and Amanda Myers, as
his heirs at law, hold the next estate ef
inheritance therein. The prayer of
Slid petition ia for sale of said premises
fer the payment of the debts and
charges aforesaid.
Said petition will be for hearing on
the 10th day of August, A. D. 1S68,
or as soon thereafter as counsel can be
heard.: , '
' ' ' ; JAMES tacCLARY, K
Adm'r of Peter Myebs, deceased.

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