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z.;; it.. ll,' i , " '.is . lit Tif ;vi::,ftARf1!i:'H. " inn ii SLI P iMVMn 4 "V It . II II II. IV 1 It 11 tV 1 ,11 jJk. VOL. 43. NO. 24. CANTON, OHIO, NOVEMBER 16, 18T6. 4. McGREGOR & SON Publishers mm glcmoqnt. ; Circulation - 2,700. TILDEN ELECTED. The dispatches and news during the oast week have only confirmed the elec tion of-Tilden and Hendricks. Louisiana and Florida have certainly chosen Til den electors, and in South Carolina prob ably. ' There is no possible doubt of this and all fair men will concede it. It now looks as if blunders on the part of our political" opponents would con found and defeat themselves in spite of all their trickery. Reports from Wiscon sin, Vermont and Oregon show Republi can blunders that elect a Democratic elec tor in each of those Stales. In Vermont and Oregon, Republicans voted for an elector who was ineligible, under the Constitution, by reason of holding a Fed eral office. By an error in Wisconsin many . friends of Hayes voted for but nine electors instead of ten. These er rors may give Tilden three more, making 187, leaving out South Carolina, Florida and Louisiana. The Returning Boards in these States will report in a few days, when we hope to show a good majority for Tilden. In the mean time let all wait in patience. Onb of the greatest moral; triumphs ever achieved in the history of any peO' pie, is that secured in the election of Samuel J..Tilden. It is eyen greater than that of 76 years ago, when Thomas Jef ferson was elected, inasmuch as the com bined elements against the Democracy this year were far more extensive and vicious in every respect. These bad el emeuts thought they were secure and well fortified in power, and could set the people at defiance, and go on with their riotous misrule. They could not and would not see the hand writing on the wall ; and now, in their desperation, as such men in power ever do, they proceed to a dangerous extremity that will only sink them deeper in infamyand obloquy. The Ancients said, whom the gods doom to destruction they first make mad. Tilden has a hobby; it is the reduction of taxation. McGregor. Vqo anA ha riilafi hia finlihv wnll TTo reduced bis own taxes about a quarter of mi: aii: Da..;.... a QUlllUIlt IIUIUIIW AKCVV W. He reduced the taxes of the State Gov ernment from of N. Y. $16,000,000 under Governor Dix. Republican, to eight mil lions this year. This accounts for his popularity in that Sta e. Must you con tinue to lie and be wicked ? How about Hayes's assessor's returns? Was that all lovely and square, cow, sheep, piano and all? The 1860 foo' ery is out of time now, Ckveland Herald. Just so. Lincoln was a legal minority President his three opponents getting near a million more votes. This Centen nial year the Democracy, and Indepen dent and Conservative voters were uni ted, and hence gave 300,000 or more ma jority against Hayes. The people are tired of misrule, hate and maladminis tration, and prefer country to party. , Thb South is only one third of the Un ion, but the Democratic House of Repre sentatives gave them twenty out of thir ty of the chairmanships of the leading committees of the House. Alliance He view. .. ' ; " ' ' ; Why hot say the entire thirty? A fel low may just as well tell a big one take a sheep when about it, and. not fool with a lamb. Thomas Murphy, Grant's late collector at New York, failed some time back. His Long Branch cottage has been sold, and 'his valuable paintingsand other articles at his private residence in New York. Fare ye well, and If forever. BtWlfbreveitfare thee well. A wise Massachusetts statesman said this Presidential .contest was "between the people and the managers." True, most true, ,.- Shall the people prevail ? Is tt'.e voice of the people, a suffering peo ple, the voice of God? Yea. verily. Tre Democrats in Oregon have the re turning Board, and will not likely give a certificate to thatRepublican Postmaster but instead, to the fDemocrat and this will put through Uncle t Samuel, "any how." U. 8. Grant said "let no guilty'man es cape," aud .yet ba pardons oat of the Penitentiaryland jails; A very.McKee and others. ' . - Thj people vote Tilden President the Republicans would count Hayes in, , Fair Ny, eniIemeB,'no fraud, iyou please. ilfji Tiikhk is a cri is in the Republican parly just now. It is victory or death.' The desperate leaders realize the ex tremity and emergency. They are sche mingand plotting to rescue their "los cause." Two of their diabolical agen are Chamberlain in South Carolina, and Kellogg in Louisiana, backed by Grant Chandler, Cameron and the military.' Already has the country witnessed the spectacle of the President; sending th military into States on the eve of elec tion, thus violating the Constitution which he had sworn to support, thus out raging the rights of citizens at the insti gat tOn of a set of .carpet-bag politicians The bust men of South Carolina.'.lawyers, clergymen, business men, &c, reraonstra- ted, but without avail. The revolution ary scheme was put in practice to please Governor Chamberlain, who was a can didate for re-election. In Louisiana it is Kellogg upon whom the Republicans depend, to manipulate the returns. . No one need be told who Kellogg is, for they all know him as tie figurehead of the whole carpet-bag mon' strosity, the arch schemer at the bottom of all the broils and outrages of that State, Developments will soon show whether the Republican party is to be placed in such a position before the world. We shall see whether that party is prepared to sanction such outlawry and violation of the Constitution. It will certainly be a dangerous venture, for we apprehend the American people are in earnest, and that is why Samuel J. Tilden has a ma jority of half ft million of the popular vote. We would say BEWARE ! The first news from the South after the election, as published in the Repub Mean papers whs, that no disturbance oc curred anywhere that all had passed off peaceably and the vo'ing was fair. After it was known that the Democrats had carried every Southern State, the "out rage mills" were set to work, and vague yarns of intimidation reported. Two or three days after election a severe storm in Florida washed a railway track and caused the ditching of a train. It was charged upon the "Kuklux" in order to manage or change election returns. This week stories of ballot-boxes being de stroyed are given, without specifying lo calities, and without showing what necessity there could be for it. careful examination of the Republican papers only indicates the scheme, and proves the villainy, The people give Tilden near half a million of a majority and he cannot be and will not be de' frauded out of his election. Mark that An article from the Enquirer on our 7th page will.be found valuable on this point GRANTISM. Mr, G. A. Q. Miller, of Pittsburgh, a Republican, has a letter in the Sunday Leader on the situation, and in it he says "One thing has been very evident, al though Grant has acknowledged that he made mistakes, it has been n noticeable fact that he did not correct them, even when he had ample time to do so; and to say that he was ignorant of the Bab- cock, ueiknap, JJelano, Sehenck and many other serious and vital matters concerning this Government's welfare and success, is simply ridiculous." It seems Mr. Miller is a relative of President Grant, and at one time held position under him, and the Post says gave the President personal and specific information as to the whisky and other frauds. The President only removed him. ' i The Stark County Democrat says: "When Tilden is elected they will tear on the mask of Unionism under which they have been ma querading, and the Union will become again a "League with Hell" and our tine a 'nauntine He,' " That is just what the people are afraid of They do hot want our Union to become a "League with hell" and our flag a "flaunting lie." A Uiance Keview. True, and that is why "the people" gave 300,000 or more majority for Sam uelJ. Tilden. Why not tell the whole truth ? In the hands of Grant, Belknap, Babcock, Cameron, . Robeson, "Boe Shepherd & Co., our Government has been a "league with hell." "By their fruits ye shall know them ", McGregor quotes the old Greek and Roman maxim, Salut Poptdi Suprema lex. And we say for his information that this Bimply means, the salvation of Stark countv depends on the popular suprema cy of Lexington township. Alliance Re view. . ' " Exactly, and.when Stark county went Republican it was the "free lovers" of Lexington that made it so. ' "Boss" Shepherd.has failed in business and it is said to be a bad failure, involv ing President Grant in some losses. "One by one the roses fall." Uncle Sammy Tilden's election has not shut up any of our shops bo for as we know. In Tilden wi trust. The radical leaders didnot get negroes enough into Florida from Georgia to give the alligator State toiHayes. GRANTISM. LATER ELECTION RETURNS. DEMOCRATIC GAINS IN FLORIDA. 8,000 Democratic Majority in Louisiana NEW YORK. New York, Nov. 12 The latest dis patches show increased Democratic ma jority in Florida. Tilden's majority in that state is not less than 1,400. No change in the South Carolina reports. The electoral majority in Louisiana is 8,759. The returns in the three states are W. J. PELTON. FROM FLORIDA. Chicago, Nov. 12. A dispatch to the Chicago Times, from Jacksonville, Fla., says : Total Democratic majority in twenty two counties, 6,858. Total Re publican majority in Republican counties 6,870. This gives a Republican majority of 12, with the following counties, all Democratic, to hear from, and in which the Republican party has never polled 400 votes at any election. These coun ties gave Democratic majorities in 1874, as follows: Brevard, 78; Calhoun, 93; Dade, lit; Frankin, 73; Holmes; 195; Mrnatee, 172 Total 749. We have had partial returns from some of those coun ties which increase the Democratic ma jority to over 900, with almost an absolute certainty' that it will reach 1,000 or 1,200, Tilden's majority will be about 200 less than the above, which is the majority on the State ticket. Evidence that fraud is contemplated, thickens. The votes of this county were canvassed by an illegal board and against the protest of the coun ty judge, who is a member of the board and who refused to acknowledge the legality ot the .canvass. THE NEW ORLEANS CONFERENCE. THE NEW ORLEANS CONFERENCE. The Plan Submitted by the Leading Democrats There Present. The following papers, telegraphed from New Orleans last night, explains itself: NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 14, 1876. To the Hon. Stanley Matthews, fame A, Garfield, John A. Logan, William D. Kelev, John A. Kasson, J. Irvin Ditty, John H. Shoonberg, William M. Evarts, E. W. Stoughton, John A. Dix, and others. The undersigned arrived here vester day. They came in answer to a telegram from the Hon. Abram S. Hewitt, Chair man of the National Democratic Com mittee, dated at New York, November 10, 1876. The undersigned are informed that you have come here at the request 01 tne resident 01 the United btates, to see that the Board of Canvassers make a fair count of the vote actually cast While in the late canvass you gave your support to Messrs. Hayes and Wheeler. as candidates for President and Vice President, and the undersigned eave their support to Tilden and Hendricks for those offices, they feel assured that all good citizens of all parties regard an honest count and true return of vote actually cast of greater moment than the success of any candidate for office and are ready to do all that honorable men should do to secure such a return of the vote cast at the late election in the State of Louisiana, which assumes more than ever before a National importance, and upon which, in this crisis may depend me very existence ot constitutional gov ernment. The undersigned, therefore, in view of the unhappy controversies which have heretofore arisen from the action of the returning Board of the State where its action could not in any event cnange tne result ot a Presidential elec tion, and in view of the de9ireof all good men that effect should be given to the will of the majority, as lawfully express ed, respectfully ask you, or such of you as are present, to meet and confer with them personally, or through committees. as may be deemed most wise, in order that the influence we possess may be ex erted in behalf of such a canvass of the votes actually cast as by its fairness and impartiality shall command the respect and acquiescence of the American people 01 an parties, xoursrespecttuiiv. . bhn M, Palmer. 111. Henrv Watterson. Ky. Lyman Irumbull. 111. T.W. Ste venson, R.y. wm. K. Morns, 111. H. D. Mcttenry, Ky. Sam. I. Randall. Pa. O. Ottendorfer, N. Y. A. J. Curtin, Pa. j. a. itaiio, Ohio. Wm. Bigler Pa, L, V. Bogy, Mo. ' J. E., McDonald, Ind. Tas O. Broadhead. Mn. T. R Dnnlittlo Wis. C. Gibson Mo. Geo. B. Smith. Wis. T. Lee Carroll. Md. Geo. W. Julian, Ind. Wm. F. Hamilton. Md. M, D. Manson, Ind. W. Y. Sumner. Conn. John Love, Ind THAT VERMONT ELECTOR. Boston, Nov. n. Henrv N. Sollaceof Bridgeport, Vt., Republican Presidential Elector, against whose eligibility a Ques tion has been raised on the ground of his holding the office of Postmaster, in an interview to day stated that his resig nation as Postmaster is alreadv in the hands of the Postmaster General. Dispatches have been received from ex-Senators Doolittle andTrumbull, now at New Orleans, Who think the situation grave one, They ,have been examin ing the laws bearing onthe subject. Official Vote of Stark Co. TOWNSHIPS, WARDS AND PRECINCTS. BETHLEHEM CANTON , JACKSON LAKE LAWRENCE LEXINGTON Alliance Precinct " Limaville Precinct MARLBORO NIMISHILLEN OSNABURGH-Osnaburgh Precinct.. " Mapleton Precinct.... PARIS-Minorva Precinct. " Paris Precinct PERRY Masaillon Precinct " Uichvillo Precinct. PIKE PLAIN SANDY SUttAR CREEK TUSCARAWAS WASHINGTON , CANTQN 1st Ward " 2d Ward...; .., i " ; " 3d Ward... " 4th Ward MASSILLON 1st Ward " 2d Ward " 3d Ward 1 , " 4th Ward Totals., Majorities.. Official Vote of Stark Co. THE PRESIDENTIAL FIGHT Uncle Sammy Holding His Own. South Carolina's Board of Canvassers Not to Have Everything Their Own Way-The Democracy of Oregon Own Way-The Democracy of Oregon Awake--The Supreme Court to Own Way-The Democracy of Oregon Awake--The Supreme Court to be Appealed to Relative to the Postmaster Elector. SOUTH CAROLINA. The Board of Canvassers Likely to be Restrained by Law. Columbia, November 14. A motion has been made by the Democratic coun sel before a full bench of the Supreme Court. Dravinir that writs of prohibition and mandamus be granted restraining the Board of State Canvassers from exercis ing judicial functions in the election of Electors, members 01 sne legislature, members of Congress and solicitors, and confining them to ministerial functions only, aud restraining Dunn, cardoza ana Hayne.canditlates lor unnptroiier.ireas' urer and Secretary of State, and nomi nees for re-election to these ollices for sittinc as judges of their own election. The Court issued a rule requiring the Board of Canvassers to answer on Thurs day next why write should not be issued. OREGON. The Ineligible Elector. Ram Francisco. November 15. A press dispatch from Salem, Oregon, says it is announced by Democrats here to-day that the following programme will be carried out in reference to the case of J. W. Watts, Presidential Elector on the Ke publican ticket who was Postmaster at fftfavBttft. The law of Oregon provides that the Secretary of State in the res ence of the Governor shall count the vote and give to persons having the highest number of votes a certificate of election, giving the Secretary no power except to count the votes and issue certificates, but itis asserted a writ will be served on the Secretary issued out of the Supreme Court enjoning the'issuance of acetiQcate to Watte and giving it to the highest elec tor on the Democratic ticket. Last week we gave as Tilden's electoral vote 208. This gave Oregon to Tilden ; taking It out would'leave 203. Should this be decreased by South Carolina, it would leave 196. Louisiana and Florida arenas certainly Tilden States as New York and Connec ticut, and it is only meditated rascality on the part of Chandler and other un scrupulous party leaders that make them Otherwise. Now that the attention of the entire country is thoroughly aroused to this condition of affairs, we doubt not that truth will prevail, and that these 8tates will be counted as they ought to be, for Tilden and Reform. It may take a week yet to hear the re sult of the State canvassing boards. A few years ago the Cameron gang of scoundrels in Pennsylvania counted Asa Packer out of the Governorship of that State. The same set, with Chandler, Grant A Co., are now endeavoring to count oat Samuel J. Tilden. We shall see how the knaves make out. The peo ple of the Union, who gave Tilden and Hendricks 300,000 or more majority will also see about it. For President, Nov. 7, '76. Oct., Vote. Secretary of State. For President. a o a 3 3 a o A 3 K 34fl 2fi8 205 321 432 416 44 204 415 179 60 133 222 204 113 101 349 95 204 303 220 358 238 216 372 155 156 224 159 163 231 136 152 481 750 116 253 264 142 137 152 88 119 42 240 190 197 2!I5 292 216 . 371 302 1)3 205 2O0 172 279 07 837 158 218 120 142 467 253 258 313 434 373 740 110 41 183! 4(12! 176 237 246 141 131 61 130 208 145 86 209 109 90 341 98 114 42 235 182 193 289 276 214 320 198 291 209 383 13 2301 298 217 137 185 373! 158 180 159 230, 160 268! 157 60 6772 6410 89 C624 6142 I 482 60 3(!2 South Carolina, Louisiana and Florida. ALL FOR TILDEN! New York. NoAembea 16. The Her aid this morning has advices from the three doubtful States giving estimated majorities bo counties, which in Florida gives Tilden l.uas majority; in sown Car olina, Tilden 1,506 majority: and Louisi ana, Tilden 7,8oU majority. Louisiana Femocratic by 3,000 Majority, After All ths Contested Pvrishes are Thrown Out. The following private dispatch has been received trom Mr. Stevenson, of the well known firm of Gunther & Stevenson, of this city, who is now in New Orleans. It confirms the impression that wo have Louisiana by an honest vote after all con tested parishes are thrown out, NEW ORLEANS, November 14, 1875. To M, H. Gunlher: "Tilden's majority. 3,000. after throw- ing out contested parishes, which won't STEVENSON. THE RETURNS. The Democratic committee have com plete returns made up trom duplicate lists of the Supervisors, showing Tilden's majority in the State to be 8,107, by which majority they claim they have car ried the State, The returns show Nich- ol's majority to be nearly 9,000. FRAUDS IN CALIFORNIA. Gov. Irwin Refuses to Sign the Certificates of the Hayes Electors. The governor of California has tele graphed here to day that he does not in tend to certify to the present returns of his state, as he has discovered such enor mous frauds as to negative all of the Republican majority now claimed. He has made a discovery that 2,500 Demo cratic votes were taken bodily out of the ballot boxes. Sitting Bull Morton, who is in Califyrnia for the ostensible purpose of investigating the Chinese question, has engineered these frauds in that State. This accounts for Morton's refusal to come home. NEW YORK Democratic Majority About 33,000—"Old Salt" Candidate For Speaker. [New York World.] The late and more full returns from the interior and western counties of this State make the Democratic majority about 33,000. The Boards ofConvassers in the several counties meet to day. The official county is as likely to increase as to reduce those figures It is probable that the actual majority of Tilden over Hayes will be between 10,000 and 11,000 it may be above the latter figures but does not seem probable. Robinson's majority will probably exceed that of Tilden's. It seems to be pretty well 'settled that the Assembly will be Republican. The Democrats have lost several'members by less than seventy five votes, ARKANSAS. Craven. Dem., Elected After all in the Third District. Little Rock. Nov. m. The latest re- turns from this the Third Congressional district j indicate tne election of Cravens the Democratic candidate, over JMc Clure,' the Republican. J District. STATUS OF FLORIDA. TILDEN'S PROSPECTS GROWING STILL BRIGHTER. Official Democratic Majorities in Two Counties Exceed the Estimates— Republicans to make a Bitter Fight Before the State Board Fight Before the State Board — This Democrats Ready to Successfully Defend Every Return. [New York Herald.] Tallahassee, Nov. 14. The official returns of nine Counties came in to day, and justify, with hardly a change, the unofficial returns made days ago. The estimates were badly at fault in only two counties, in both of which the Democrats gained largely. Orange and Volusia were estimated by the Republicans to give respectively, 530 and 125 Democratic majority. The Democrats expected 650 and 200, and the official returns give 743 and 316. A DEMOCRATIC VICTORY CONCEEDED. It is now considered to be settled that the full official returns of the County Can vassing Board will give the States to Drew by more than 900 and to Tilden by more than 500 majqrity. These ma jorities will be attacked before the State Canvassing Board, and the Republicans are confident that they can throw out several precincts . The Democrats are equally confident that they can success fully defend every return. The Ccunty Boards have, with hardly any exception, canvassed the vote and referred all mat ters of contest to the State Board. PREPARING FOR THE STRUGGLE. The contest before the State Board will be prolonged and bitter, and will involve the result on the State and National tick ets. Not less than one dozen counties will he attacket by one side or the other. Tbe testimony on each side is volumin ous. Ex Governor Brown, of Georgia, ar rived to day on a special train and has been closeted with the Democratic Ex ecutive Committee all day. It is under stood that he has full power, and he is organizing rapidly and skillfully for the contest. The Executive committee is in session to night. Astonishment and regret is ex pressed that no Democrat of National reputatiou and of Northern residence has been sent here. "We want outsiders here,'' said Mr. Raney, of the committee, "simply that they may bear testimony to the people of America that we have carried this State by decisive majorities on both the State and national tickets, and that we have won this victory fairly and without fraud or violence. Of course, then, we want such men as have the national ear and the confidence of the Northern people." A representative of the Na tional Democratic Committee reached. the State this evening. A CHARGE OF FRAUD. A dispatch has been received at the Republican headquarters, stating that Nr. Lespedes, the Republican candidate for the Legislature in Monroe county, protested against the canvass of the vote of the Third precinct in Key West on the ground that the ballot box was taken away from the polls, and counted by the managers, in violation of law. The pre cinct gave a large Democratic majority. Tne protest was not heeded by the Coun ty Board. A TRAIN DELAYED. The incoming train, with 100 soldiers and the Democratic Executive Commit tee on board, was delayed by a broken rail several hours this evening. Four coaches were thrown off the track, but no man washurt. Arrangements are being made to hurry- up returns from distant counties and commence the State canvass at the ear liest possible hour. WISCONSIN ELECTORAL VOTE. One Republican Elector Short on the Ticket — This Will Give Mr. Tilden the Required Number. Washington, November n. It is said at Democratic headquarters here that, by blunder in the printing of the Republi can Electoral ticket of Wisconsin, only nine Jtepupucan Electors nave been chosen out ol the ten from that State, and that as a consequence the highest candi date on the Democratic ticket is also elected, giving Mr. Tilden the requisite majority of 185 votes, regardless of what may be the result of the election in the three disnuted Southern States. ! ILLINOIS. Hartzell Re-Elected in Eighteenth District. Cairo, Nov, 13. The Democrats this morning claim the re-election of Hartzell. Democrat, for Congress in the Eighteenth District, by 20 majority over Niley Re publican. DEAN, DEM., ELECTED IN MASSACHUSETTS. CUCSETIS. Boston Nov. 10. The official returns in the Third Congressional District, show that Dean, Dem., is elected by seven votes.