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PRINtKD AND PUBLISHED BT Tho Ohio Statesman Company. K. 11, EmUUnAKl, Edltoia. 4 T rJOT.TTrniTH. OHIO.! - FRlDA,Y:MOENINfJ,Tf J ft- FEB. 23 1 - The President's Oath of Office. Before the President enters on the exer cluef of nU btTlof; Ke jJaWtake'tht? lbllowlrjfr oatu orAwrmavwo ?, rv .(. ;; in i"I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that ) will lalthlully execute the olliue ot PresU duBt ot the United States, and vlU, to the beet of w tbilitfrpreierve, protect find defend tM OvntttitUUtntf, Ike United Suite.'! i;t . ;W 'It will, therefore, be seen that Judoes not take an oath .pfafltlellty to 'jlhy'pblltlfcal partyor io execu tc the decrees of. Con p-ess; but t(preeerTr protect n4 doit-nd. the CoMtlentlor, of tN ' UntWkl States.": He cannot avoid' dotrijj this arid f srape'caliinjr. dawa upon bu beau lae execration. ior per lurnvsii!' ,1'?".! ''is.-'"! - fit' v ' ' How! Is.fioto "preserve, protect and de fehd the bonsUtuUottof the United Statesrj When It is menaced by Congress, It Is made Mi dutv to exercise thereto. The Const! tutloh'is'mVridatorjr iri'fliiy partlcniafr It d6clares that "evert' bm "whldi Shall hate passed" the Iletase &1 Representative and tnet senate, snail, uerore 11 unburn m. m-w, bdWesehted to the President dl the United Sta tes; if he approve he shall tgrl it,-bat If nthV'hUff return W, Ms VbjectUms, id thi'Itifase in Khfch ltihaa have originated. ' Eohjrress passed the Freedmen's' Bnrean blttl1' Jt Was passed by the members bf the party to" which ArbREW Johnsos' Is ln de1btedKft)T the 1 Presidency;.' That-' party holdsln Its' hand's the political pftwer of the counlry.";,' Cptnparatlvery pakn, '';th democratic 'tarty' Is powerles--that IK, "It Is,' to all appearances, poerlcss til eohfet1 oil anybody the pmce or President, tvery consideration 6i personal am'bltlon.'welgh ed'Iii the balance of tho partisan?' plead with President JoussOir to give his ap pr'ovlng'slgnatre toj' the: Freedmen's Bd reau'blll, an(J lt will require Very little re flection to convince the mass of the people that he would haye done so, were' ltnot in defensibly1 wrong. ' They mnst becomecbrr Tlpc'ed ' that for flight ' and ' transient causes' he would not assume an attitude of oppbsltlob to the measures pa?sed through Congress by the party with which he has been, identified for five years, and which, for anything that appeared to the contrary, held a long lease npon the Federal Govern ment. By that party he basteetf honored beyond Msex"pectatlons.:To suppose, there fore, that1 he woild Vetd a' 'measure passed by that party, unless'1 It were open to the most .weighty objections,. Is to 'suppose an- absurdUy. Ia the. natar, of Uxing ' it" b'ftW, probable: -'"He: has.bei slight or, wrong1 ta avenge, ' "ItU 'W al leged that the."Ctpperheadsn hitherto weife most outrageous in their abuse of him. . To cdncllfate them is not hia Interest; to gratl' ft them U not his aim. The concltfsion Is, then; irresistible that there is, something monstrously wrong in the Freedmen's Bu reaubtll or he would not, ttnder the crreum-; stances, have vetoed It. . The President re' gards it in some, of iu provisions aa viola tive of ths Oonstitntloo, aa4 as certain, in thfl eyent pf becoming a law, to prodtice to IflO, .Country, ClMWUiwiuiuuufO.,., ywu w tnAt tha case to sav he is mistaken; ii don't meet the case to say that he and tha Demo- ora'ta In ' Congress snbstantlally agreed in judgment touching it, itt,'l8wwitls'bl Vwili Trotloastke pedplebaretoueai. iienasgiv erjf them to the cbnhtrj'and ahder thenrhe could not lave acted otherwise thah.Tie did; without calling perjury down upon his soul- President Johnson te understood tobeliev ln'Ood. ' Can the Wends' of Bijr. F. Wm au4.TH4j)K8 $tAVBNsi who denounce tlie President with violent seyerUy,trnuuuy gay aimuch forthemf v t ue; to the President and True Patriots. Some Radical joarnal seem to find com foV'j.fiylhg, tha'ithef laudations 'of the retft by. Democrats Js! du8UgtU?g .'.to 'the President and all trua patf lota." AV don't knoy.how thTs rnay be; TUt it oocflrt to us thjatfth'ie.must, W(soinethfn morbeflf blyl disgusting to' Vthe President' and; , all true patriots,, and that was the attempt ot thirty United States Senator9,:elected tri the name of tJolonlsui and to conacrVe the Con-' stltution, attempting to enact into a law a oreasure that ha proved to be : unconstitu tional and abominably outrageous In many 1 ot jAs provisions." The countrr'was spared the infliction of this rillainouputrage by the Democratld antf six Republican Sena tdtsj5 'I yiii tle party In; Congress that has beAnrFeviled'maHgned and .persecuted for flye years to. which the Preaideat jhj Indebt ed rortherreet and defeat of an unconsti titlonal, . touie laden -wttJi' deafll evils to Call a' plaKiw upon the country. b.e' Prasldeot knd all trae patrteta" owe those ITete(kfra$(S Senators SfncetethankSj'inBtead' i : Pray for the President. The k'prtngjleid Jttpv.lU6 calls Oh tbi good people, to pray for President Johnson that he aay, ere at Uite lat Voar, avoid the cratef of the 'yawning and deadly rolcado of copperhead ism," 7f,n M1 Why thisdrcumlocution la words. Why nbt'.Ift fllreet language ask them" to pray tbatpresidsht JojjNsoa may sanction; what tu eegardato be a pajpahh?-violation of, tte Constitution, And . thus, perjure i himself t That What the Republic is driving at. :i l . , 1. 1,.-,..) - .:: . . , ! j.,,. ! "The Union Party." ,be tihion Arty" Is thatlng beatittj; ful record kr.,lUelA In denoundug Presl: dent Johnson for vetoing a bill about the irnCdn8tltQtionallty: and perniclonsneee of whlchhe, nadbodoubp. ft thereby proves Itself not only the justiflerbuttlie violatoi of the Constitution. 'n r..'- m ! .7 "Copperheadism." -CopperfaeadUm,w as it is now defined by tKe H&i'JIgnants, nfeab "! support "of the CpnsiiUlon of the; United 'teteai, And. noaitUA to the cnation.pj, a, hilge, irre sponsible ''partisan' newer," which; "would hVp to be tfustajried by-'ari oVef -taied edj VWKT,;-r.n t ' r-r " 110 hi!, if. . i Beechen Veto! I&nbt liiitCHita dellvered'al4ij-. tureatJirooklyn, N.Y, on Tuesday nlghtj h which he susUlaed tU President la htg v w . . .. The Veto at Newark, Ohio. NEWARK, Ohio, Feb. 22, 1866. Editors Onto STATicsVAtji On Tuesday morning, 2Uth lost, -Alter reading lesf dent Johnson's tucajiB, vetoing tbe Infer nal "Freed men's bureau bill," or Slave Code Tor White Mena auuiber of Demo cratsof tbla little- city thought proocr' to raise the 'Stara and Stripes" on tho- flajr staff or the Uourt House, where it lioateu beautifully and trrandly In honor of the t resent wise, noble and patriotic Chief JlaKistrate, pL the United States, who r (.iiy proving Kiiiwlf irwrfrthT-imoceaeor or Washington, Jeuerson aim jacK&on. The Dernocrata aforesaid also rauir the (.'our. House bell joyfully, and ifave three clieerafof President Johnaoni The condition attained at this juncture by the heretofore exclusively "loyal,", but now dklojrat, uejfruphUists, may ue-moro easily liuaiined than described." Their sentiments on the President and the Flag, before the Lincoln era, returned to them, and Uiey mentally reiterated tne passionate an peal ot the a etc a or i mune; "Trardowa tbdUuntinilic,,, , Uttlf-maJt tb tlnrr; Hag, , . Imulr, no annnv tt. rl-.iT.i Mi lib bBM'i pollute! nf One of the terrified, who felt the bile rls- lnir within blm to such an extent as to ' make him crv out My sufl'erlnKa it Intol ' erable." in the vain efiort to tlnd relief, (lis charged about a quart of his yellow stufi tJirousrh the Stale Journal Oi yesterday morning. - A portion ot it is designed to reach President Johnson, to "cause him to ' institute a severe course of sclf-examina tion.r (Mi) II the President only "could ; see and know the character" of Such bilious - fellows as V index, in the matter oi their Unionism ictihout the negro, perhapa the S resident mhrbt repent, and either give iem new offices or continue them in such - as they now hold--and perhaps he might tint. Vtndei ia constrained at last to Kive ' out; bis blackness by expressing himself ' thus: "Through unfortunate division of these who. love the Union, the results of our great struggle- may be lost." Sure eiioogty the negro may not be roxde the master of the Caucasian, after all the pre- : tended Unionism ot life-long traitors to the Union and tha Const button, "wnat a iaii was there, mr countrymen.!1 1 Wonder if . f bidm and hia confreres ever heard of An drewJohnson havin been a Democrat, and ' a supporter of. Breckinridge iu IWK' . NEWARK, Ohio, Feb. 22, 1866. The Way the Heathen Rage. Col. FohneV, on Tuesday, in his ChronL cle, thus raged over the President's veto This message of President Johnson will fall like, the cold hand of death upon the warm Impulses of the American people, who have given so much of their treasure and their blood to the cause or the republic, and have expressed such uustinted and un- ?iie6tlonlng confidence In the Executive, t Ja not the fact that he refuses, to sijra Mr, Trumbull's bill that wl 1 startle and paral yze tbenu but when be appeals, nay, tie na(Ir that the States now almost as re bellious as they were a year ago, certainly as much filled with hate of the Congression al majorities, and of the loyal masses of the American people, shall at once be rehabil itated, be will send a thrill ot dismay to every ioval heart throughout our wide uo main, there is. Indeed, cause for univer sal aollcitnde. .,Tho surrender of Lee was only the beginning oi a new reoeiuon. The defeated traitor threatens again to be dome the triumphant dictator.. , Even from bis strong cell in Fortress Monroe the chief ooiiBpirator may begin to indulge the hope Ot raturning to the Senate of the United States, there to reassert that. fatal suprem acy which encouraged secession under one administration, and precipitated , reDcmon agaipat anocner. . The Guillotine at Work. VhofnvA. nfTiop tiXoActm ha Kronlf a ftp fnl- hls. President Johnson is evidently bent on keeping bis promise, mode some days since to the Conservative Uulon men, that he would give offices only- to those who would support his policy. The most recent indication of this determination is the re aioval of certain Federal officers In. Ken tucky. CUeeimi inCR"Jlcal), , . . Can you blame the President for i his de termination toy "give1 offies only to those who would 8upfr6ft,h!s policy?" It would, Indeed, be a reniarValileclrcurnatance il he trere to keep In office a set of Disunionists o are doing all rn their power to thwart htm lhjbe vorlr, pacirylng tlje country, and attributing; ; to . him every un worthy motive in his great efforts to reinstate the Un'loti In Its fbrmer greatness and prosper" ty,., people are not la'jihe habit of paying presses and men . to . blacken their .charac ters."oi: '' n- ..;: ." ;i .(.'!.;-.-. Let the President Take Warning. venture a to the President. If he-concludes to throw hhnself away into the arms of the Copper beads, he will be obliged to drink strych nine Whisky.' That will be his nret sacra ment upon entering- Nasby's church, and the next thing o poo the programme ; will be a nest of young copperheads in his boots f Then 'farewell, -i Andy Johnson I pjrtngfkld Repttbtoi. ' ' ' '1 j That's the sort of t'alk some of the Itero1 luUonary journals Lidulge la to wards Pres ident Johnson because he would not per-Jq-re himself. '' '" 1 ' ' "' 1 Zanesville Courier Joins Hands with the President. The Editor ot the Zanetville Courier, hav ing taken lime to carefully consider the matter, has come to the conclusion that HXhe people will sustain the President in tils position, especially so, as he has been careful to fortify it with, sound and strong Arguments. - The veto was given by the President reluctantly, as is evident from the aper itwic and only under tne imperative ense of duty to his Country." , ;) . Here's to your health, Genrral. -. ;;H i1 i. . y i ' r : i .,, , j Not Dead, only Deserted. ThA Olexelnnd LeAdfT fRadicaJ) don1! ihlnk, "the Union, party" dead pr dying; but it declares that it has beerr treacherously peserted by a inati whoni ft placed In' now-' fer," , Treacherous deacrtlon pt '.he Union party" appear to. consist in a devotion to he Constitution of the United States, i In a Fog. 'The' . Cleveland ' Herald Repub.) Ur com iletely; in t.h fog-';;but seems to' dlscern hat s.f'the grea?, Union party' '.has; ,l)cen kblown in pieces," that it has '.'come to an end for1 all - practical, beneficial purposes." -S n,ot,? u be.. r.': :.':' v v The Toledo Blade Pronounces the Veto Necessary. Toledo Slae (Republican'clalms that the veto was faot only Justifiable' ,but peeetssry f and, therefore it approves the Action of the Preside" lit"' "'i i. u v- i- ' 1 Governor Cox Sides the President. I -.Vij. y.i.iiujj i"idnt:l 1 Jit i;, j ; itls rtported pn'.thft street, with M air of jjAuajb:llity,'jthat Goverbr.po' sides" with President JoKfiSO in, hhv issue with the Radicals. 1 f"'JW l.nr. .M i.';,..;j;,..: - : v; I .'i 1 ii I" i'1 I ' 11 I J. 111 .i . . j;Tb Statbsmak is lubUant over the veto, and is busily engaged shouting; "The.Pres ideal is fihtf-TZamilU Courier. r,HUil Weit, Is the President not right in, iTetov lng Inlf he bclleyes tt btfBrtcohstrtutlon'ai laiulawd'p Worji; 'gfr'ai arm' to , the f- uiClould he do otherwise, , nd r- apethWolith of' offlee ? -Answeriu ttuuV attest ir 4eTtio 0$ nsUtutton, by also ahoatlnga "Tha President is light J" jliUSWer ttlAt, UtiJ'01'1 ''I lulli'Mxiuil. [From the Cincinnati Commercial.] THE FREEDMEN'S BUREAU BILL. THo Freedmen's Bureau bill, prepared by Senator Trumbull, of Illinois, passed tne Senate on Thursday, January 25, by a vote ot thirty-seven to ten. ' It was as follows: "Skction 1. That the act to establish a Bureau for the relief ot freed men and refu gees, approved March 3, 18G5, shall con tinue in force until otherwise provided by law; shall extend to refugees and freedmcn In certain parts of the United States; and the President may divide the section of coun try containing such refugees' and freeden into districts, each , ppntaUUng one or more States, not to fexocijd twelve in pomber; and by and wt:h the advice and consent ot the Senate, appoint aii Assistant Commis sioner for each of said districts, who shall give the same bonds and receive, the- same compensation and perform the same duties prescribed by this and the act to wlilon this is an amendment; or Mid Bureau, may in the discretion of the, President be 'plucid wider a Commissioner and Assistant Com missioner,, tohe detailed from the army, In which event such officer so assigned to duty shall serve without increase 'bf pay or al lowances. T 'SiC.2k That the Commissioner, with the approval of the President, shall divide each district into a number of sub-districts, not to exceed the number of counties or par ishes In each State, and shall assign to each sub-district at least one agent, either a cit- Uen, an olllcerof the army, orenlisted man, who, if an officer, shall serve without a ltd I- tiooal compensation or allowance; and if a citizen or enlisted man, shall receive a sal- ary not exceeding I,0U0 per annum; ana such agent shall, before etiterlngorf the du ties of his olllce, take the Oath prescribed in the first section ot the act to which this is an amendment. ' Each AsjistantComnitevrr sloner may '.employ not exceeding six clerks, one of the third class and five of the i tniru first class; and each agent of a sub-district may employ two cierics oi me nrsicims. And the President. of tlie United States., throuah the War Department and the Com ' ml Mlnnpr. shall PTttfnA militarv lurlsdhv.- tinn ovir a ll tun emniovea. aircnts and om- .. j - cers of . this Bureau, in the exercise ot'tht": duties imposed or authorized by this act. or the act to which this act is supplement ary. . ' , . i "Sko. 3. That the Secretory of War may I direct such issues ot provisions) clothing, fuel, and other supplies, including medical ; stores and transportation, and afford such . aid, medical or otherwise, as he may deem needful lor, the immediate and temporary ; shelter and supply of destitute and suffer- ; ing refugees and ireedmen and their wlve ; atid children, under such rules and rearula-' , tions as he may direct. . "Sec. 4. That the rresiuent De autnoriz. : cd to reserve from sale or from settlement unddr the Homestead or Pre-emption laws, and to set apart for the use of freed nj on and loyal refugees unoccupied public landi- ; in Florida, Mississippi and Arkansas, not exceeding in all three millions of acres oi ; Sood land; and the Commissioner, under le direction of the President, shall cause the same from time to time to be allotted and consigned l parcels not exceeding , forty acres each to the loyal refugees and t freedmen,who shall be protected in the use; and enjoyment thereof for such term of time and at sucn annual rent as may De agreed upon by the Commissioner and such i , m I u 1 1 rerugees anu ireeuuieii. ino rciiLiii buhii be based upon a valuation ot the land, to be ascertained in such manner as the Com missioner may, under direction of the Pres ident, by regulation prescribe at tho end of such term, or sooner If the Commissioner shall assent thereto. The occupants of any parcels Assigned may purchase land and receive the title thereto from the United States in fee, upon pnyinz therefor the value of the land ascertained as aforesaid. " i "Skc.o. Thattheoocupant8 0f land under Malor General Sherman's Special Field Or der, dated at Savannah, January 18, 1B65, are hereby, confirmed in their possessions for the period of three years from the date of !aid order, and no person shall be dis turbed in or ousted from said possession during said three years unless a settlement shall be made with the said occupant by the owner satisfactory to the Commissioner of the Freedmcn s Bureau. ier the direction of the President, procure n the name or the United btates, by grant or purchase, such lands within the district aforesaid as may be required lor refugees and freedmen dependent upon the Govern rnetit for support, and he shall -.provide or cause to be bunt suitable' asylums and Schools. But no such-purchase- shall be nade, nor -contract -for the same entered tipon,por other expense incurred, until af ter appropriations shall have been .provided by Congress for the general purposes of this act, out of which payments for said lands shall be made t and the -Commission Shall cause such lands from time to time to be valued, allotted, assigued and sold, in the manner and form provided in the pre ceding sections,' provided always that' the . : . .nra sKaU nnf K. anlrl IV. Inn. .UA Cost thereof to the United States. Ji It fl Sec. 7. That whenever in any State or district in which the ordinary course of ju dicial proceedings hat been interrupted by the rebellion, and wherein, irr consequence pf any State or local law,, ordinance, police, or other regulation,, custom or vprejudieo, any of thecivil rights or immunities be longing to white persons, Including the right to make and enforce general contracts, to sue, to be parties and' give evidence, to Inherit, purchase, lease, sell, hold and con vey real and pcrsoual.property, and to have full and equal boneiitof all laws, and pro ceedings for the security of person and es tate, are refused or denied to negroes, m-i-lattoes and freedmen, or refugees or any other persons on account of race, color or any previous condition, ef slavery or in voluntary servitude, except as a punish ment for crime, whereof the party -shall have been duly convicted, or wherein they, or an v of tbem, are subjected to any other pr different punishment, pains or penalties tor tho commission of any act or offense than are prescribed for white persons com mitting like acts or offenses, it shall be the duty of the President of the United States, through the Commissioner, to, extend mili tary protection and jurisdiction over all cases affecting sffdr'-pcrsons'so disorlmlaa "Skg. 8, That any person wtio, under col or of any State or local law, ordinance, po lice or other regulation or custom, shall, in any State or district In which the ordinary fco.urse of judicial proceedings has been in terrupted by the rebellion, sub ect or cause to be subjected-any negro, mulatto, freed iman, refugee or other person on account of race or color, or any previous condition lof slavery.: or . involuntary" servitude, except as a punishment for crime, wuereor, tne. party. ,snau nave., Deen dulv .convicted, or for' any 'other, cause to the deprivation ot any civil right secured to white persons, xr to any other or different punishment than white persons are subject to for the commission of like acts or o flenses, shall be deemed guilty of a niiUc:&eenor, and punished by a fine not exceeding one thousand dollars, or impris onment not exceeding one year, or-botfi : and it shall be the, duty, of .the offl-. cers and agents of this Bureau to take ju risdiction of and near ana determine All offenses committed against the proylsions of this section, and ho ot all cases affect ing negroes, mulattoes, freedmen, refugees, or other persons who are discriminated againet in any of the particulars mentioned in the preceding section of this act, under such rules and regulations as the President through the War. :U;partmenlv .shall pre scribe. 'The liirtsdlctiOT conferral hv this section oa, tliA oflicers and agents '6f this uureau is yj oease anu uoiaji uimo nueiivyur the discrimination on account of which ft is conferred ceases, and to r event to le exercised la any State to which the ordina ry course of judicial .proceedings .has .fiM been interrupted by the rebellion, nor jin any State after it Shall have been lullyi ten stored in au Its t-onetuuiionai jroiaiians to ;the United $utos,' aud;ithe; courts "of the State and United States within the same are not disturbed or stopped in the peace ablecourseof instfc."-! ' - t" : : r.ii' . Tha bill was pressed to vote in tha UOilMOD ue Ota OI X uuruary, vmj Jiiuijr ! I ; I ! i ! I ! ; II ,(l ,; t six members voting in the ngatlve.Aiuoiig them General Rousseau, of Ken tuft. y.- Ap amendment to exempt Kentucky from llic opcMtions pfthe .Bureau received only , thirty-four votes 'A proviso was attacljifl to the fifth section, which, as amended, reull a follows: '-,.. ; x .. .1 J "Skc. 6. And beit further enacted, That (he ftccupanUsof land ' undiir Major General Sherman's special field oVdr, dated aSiI vannah. January 10. 1805. are hereby con firmed in their posseeMon for the period of tnruo years from tne ante oi said oruer, ana no person shall be dlstiimed in or ousted -"trew! years, 'wlthi mission vlded that erhenever-tue torar-owara et lands occupied under General Sherman s -Held order, shall uake application for the ' restoration of said lands, the Commissioner U hereby authorized, upon the written con ;sent of said occupants, to procure other i lands for them by rent or purchase, not ex- 1 ceding forty acres to each occupant, or to st apart for them, out of the public lands assigned for that purpfise 14 Section fo&r of tins Diji.ioriyt acres eaca -ypon ine terms in conilltions' naitisdlrt sakt section. The bill was further amended In the House, reducing the salary of sub-district : Agents from $1,500 to tUJOO, and allowing ' tho assistant commissioners three clerks instead of six. It was provided that no ' nerson hou'ul. h dneraea destitute, suffers 1 ng, dependent joil tha. oV,rnnumt lor support, who was able to find employment ! and could by proper Industry and exertion, S avoid tho .condition, of destitution. The p. uouseaiso proposed 10 restrict me country In which the President was authorized to establish tho Bureau to those States in which, fcn the Ust of JWufttt J8C tliie privilege bf the writ oCltubeu toifnuiwts suspended When the bill as amended was returned the SenatA-oB-tha 8tu, Mr Trumbull oved to srroe to the amendments, except hat one which restricted the operations of he bill to States in which the writ of ha- Mfqrpiws suspended on-February .. - - - -- . i. j " isou, inis amendment wouiu exemui uei- aware, Maryland and Missouri, from the Operations of the bill. A debate sprang kip here between Guthrie and Sherman, and Senator Henderson rciuscd to support tne House amendments, declaring the only way to protecthqreerjioenwastp give them the bftlfotratid that if he wer a iobel 4i would rather take the unqualified negro suBrage than wear the badge or tno r reed men's Bureau bill , Theauicndtnegts of the House, except that "restricting th opera tlons of the bill to the States in which the habeas corput was suspended, February lt JSGO, were agreed to. and the bill liven pass ed. On the Uth the House concurred In the Senate amendments, and then the bill was sent to the. President. . t .- 'I : - V1 ra ' puBSBiow eariw' . unless a settlement shall bo made iiiid bciupAitSHtWHctoil U U CPUS- er of the Freedmen's Bb rc'ftrd'- The Veto Message. space no comnibntliiibh IU6 very rernarkable dbcul ment which fills our columns this morning; besides. It Is yet too soon to make a calm review ot the President's positions and ar guments. We believe that the promujgaj ition or this message win produce (iirougn 'out tne North, among the best friends of tho country, a feeling of deep grief and iP&mtul apprencnBionj.'nr intelligent observers were prepared to see Mr. Johnson return ths Freedmen's bill to Congress with certain changes suggest ed bDfire bo" could approve it, tot very few oiltstdeof Congress were prepared to hear the Republican President deliver a three column valedictory to the Union party and declare' himscll 1 the '-champion of his Inatlve but rebellious South. We con-jff-gs that we looW in ..vain through (he President's long' message1 ' for a -single :ray of hope for the emancipated slaves jwliose freedotn ,w.e are sacredly pledg ed : to ' malitalo, ;or f tor the loyal North whose blood and treasure have given us a Ination. Some of the objections to the 'bill are valid and well put, but this matters littlo so long a? To amount ot. change can nmketlie bill acceptable to 'the Exevrttlv. lie is fundamentally opposed to the idea of protecting the freedmen by the federal arm, .Right here the President parts company 'with nine-tenths of the party which elected jhim, and right here the men who fought rebellion in the field and the friends of 'right eyery w.krorinqej; bid 1dm a reluctant adieu. This' message shows liiore distinety fly than any previous Presidential utterance 't had done, that the President and the ma jority in Congress are radically at variance, and that no middle ground is possible for them. The policy of one or the other must goto the.walL j Whether the FreedflupAbiU can be pass ied ovef the Preslderit'l -vetoMs doubtful. We hope lt can be and will be, but are not 'sanguine of its succeig.-lf the President ibacks up his veto with his patronage he !can.prohably4;auasuttlcient disAflectkm la.. theUi Ion .rail k lo qj'eat the rjeasufe.1 LMSimLciies nay limb iia mie uepenus on two ishaky Senators the House being strong lenouzh to pass it triumphantly. But should Mr. Johnson choose to use the patronage of his place, ta give efhjQt to his vetajiecan be well at.sutttdbf thl thiLattl aliefiresen tative or Senator will eider the hall of Con gress from a lately rebellious State until the Freedmen's bill or some other effective guarantee is adopted. This the President cannot pre vent except by adtfptiag tffffrfle Kt Crprn- well, which we do not AnticipatealtUoiigh he is urged to do it by noisy friends. Whatever may be thought of the argu- jment of the message few van doubt that the document will be hailed by the treasonable Isniiriteof the South as tlWdawn of milieu - ( nfcmWlt swill 4ncreaset-tlle insecurity Oil loyal men in boutnern states, give new j license to outrages upon negroes and en tourage Southern society In its rapid re : turn to the old barbarism. Yet good men' need not despair. There Is a power higher than Andrew Johnson. Let us.thapk lleavan fprour Congress .and stanQ py 1J hop M fti iriag All will yet be well, and justice will be flone. Sandusky Register (Radical). 11 l: .!l'J "i . 'li DW .y-K-r-: The Beauty of Republican Polities. WM9XKCtncinfr0enmcZral opnasrig legislation legalizing ekt'hours as a1 'y'd work, the object of whjob is to afford the laborer opp'ortunltlcs 'to' improve himself mentally and socially, the Toledo Blade, an other lteblfcan 'jpuroal that Vats"cVedf f5r consefvatlSm, writes' itself Odwn'tbus t "We have labored incessantly for the emancipation of the-sfate, and we hope to live to see the day when he will enjoy the highest privilege .t the tree, manj-tha bal lot. We have labored to' emancipate him from the bonds of slavery we would now lltfr Mm frhin fi wnMKoc Ifi which Wvistii n'e'cessttryto Ireep hhirto'lnakftliimaslavef So much do we hate and oetesc tne idea or color legislation thetheory of the politi cal supremacy of one race over another tW c4 Kfefd rtoltf firt Mifrajjftte. Mfll" it tvffraoe as in everything else. Such as aire sufficiently advanced to vote intelligently, shoyW bavptha priyllege-r ifUmfQfifig j norant should be deprived of it. , u ,-,., "Whoever Jikes politics of this sort, let hlnfentl(y hlaiseitC&KPbUn party ; but whoever don't should take sides with the Democratfc party. Indiana Abolition State Convention. iQ Abolitionists of1 ialiana belofl StSe Convention atlndlanapoHf ,en the 22d Inst. They. bad. not the manliness, to foidorw the FresfdcntV y'eto. '-Thly irtre'ssed tar nave laUhhlnintVsm; th-' Kauioaia in congress. i.Tii. i i;-. ;iio) (,ink.q.i a jjoi ii-.,- Tha Coribefh to' Cent'r'A Cbhimltteb" at Colurhhus liayetesntd a cjkll.rr a.meeting, dPtbe wrrty iiHihit city tenlilA, to iaddfiui President JonnsonUflio Journal (lie- mihlirfin.. It? .wlM JUJUi W bjiluuinl 1 I .1-1 iu LOCAL NEWS. tuiMiut'i"eaTawreiiapciiup-iu-itt- , i n, u nl t.T V Till V XI .l J i.W l It la estimated that about one million of throe cent stamps alB-dBed dally. J l ! 1. .1 Thb latest monstroclty reported Is that of a child three years add, ft halijold, weighing ICQ' pounds. l:l A V V TnKKit are 110 prisoners. In the Hamilton" county jail. A fewfhouthsilnce the num ber was 211. ' V ffiuCTSTS Wilson was on sentenced by the Ujid(tatcs District Court at Cincinnati, to three years In the rjenitentiarj fdr pissing coAefWJ cur- L fettl iMestoQerfMride Parte Is thi title of a fashion, magazbie published by S, Tavlor. 319 Canal street, New York. It Is 'companion to Le Boh Ton, Issued by tho slmfc;pnhlhhertq - .KQT3HIVV . Georob B. Gauvkt,- charged with the honjlcide,p( ,A.dam Dorrlnger, near JLiber. in Montgomery fioujity, pas,iau, pr,ejui,- loarr examination, and In dcJauu, ot pay, was cvmmltted to jail to await the sitting ef. the Common Pleai.,1,,,,, ,",'', '"i" ' ,H) l.ii m.i. - ,tU9lM Yestkrpay was still more like summer than the day before. -It was so warm and pleasant, that It was a real pleasure to- be out in tho open aif fbrthe mere sake of en Joyliithe, sunshine; and' the warmt& 'i, Uiabge will' doubtless occur soon, anMrari' port us to the vjoinjty of the frigid zone. T' Go to Selleck's S. Selleck & Co. 'bave MHarpei,w ,TetefJ son," "Lady's Friend,'' Atlantic," and all other Magazines for Marcbi They are all superb-an Improvement on' all preceding Issues. Call, and get them. ' ' ' '' ' 1 I .... . .1, .... I ' 1 f. . . Distinction on Account of Color. j The Radicals In Congress," the' Catholic tewopk'reujarks, pretended to disregard ill distinction of color or race,,and yet IiJ Ihcir proposed amendment to the naturall atlon laws, they sedulously cxtlude the "poor Indian." That was' a "man and a brothcrttrf another vlrl rj f-?yM I t. j mi -' i r Frozen to Death in Minnesota. A St. Paul special says three young ladles, in-thciV way from singing school, Irl Mor (on county, a, few days .since, were frozen t death., Three young men attending them ere so badly fweh that they ilil lo8eheir limbs. 0 nlt Godey's Lady's Book. J. H. Stnder has just received, at his Pe riodical and , Boqk Store on State streeU Oddey'a Lady 'a Book for 3tarch. IflS. aJ choice number, and one which every lady should have on her toilet table. Call at Studer's lor a copy, . , y; if patterns of "Wall Paper In c . .. .i ... i i ii;- i f ';' ' .'.'S.Sab4fOo;,'r Gold, v ,: fcb224w i, A Judicial Opinion. A Kevf Vbrk JdOge has rendered the fol lowing opinion about the newspaper thief: j'He that eteal or reads a neighbor's news paper without paying for it as much guilty of a crime as the man who fires his neigh bor's barn, for he robs the printer1 as well as the subscriber, ";".,' .' ,. ...,,ni,M.,v Lecture at the Opera House. It will be seen by a notice elsewhere that the celebrated Cambrian- Temperance Ora tress will'deliver a lecture on the iripty BleeveJi aUhe Oners House on this Friday ev&hngv foV We beneht of th'e Lid hi Be hevolentocloTijCof thKl mtV. Tl&kete 50 cents, to be ha,d tills, afternoon fit the inusjc store of John beitzer, ana bf Randall (S'Astorr and J. 'lLRiley.'i.nioHlJ at tne oooKswres The Aurora. - "boreAliS'VvAs.on lihitloil again during.Uje middle arid latter,, part of Wednesday' 'nl'ghfc The 'cor'ascatlons' and colored 'flrfework'a, flibugh presented In groups, were, In some respects, more oril- aut and feWrtlhg ,hau- fif nighty trei- Vlous. At times tlie uiumiuaieu portions a . . - . . r t n i jail. j. j. n the sky assumed nrrtous and fantastic Eapes, reminding Jhe-spectator pi, he r rted auroral exhibitions In the polar rc )n8 -ft- !T rf T'trfT The Aurora. The Masquerade Procession. Promer.adet;and loonger6n"thotrects resterday aftcrnponrwere quite -amused by the appearance of a novel processfbn. Sev eral persona masked And ingreteeque cos tumes1 paraded' ThrdAi'gli'"itrie'' streets on horseback, creating no-little merrimenLbv the "bodily" of 'their' appearance ItNvtsH bndetgod to be a preUraiaq.tothe-as-liuefadfi'all that likhte off lint bigntjitktn- sos'IIall. ... rr,fT The Concert. On Sunday ttfeoing. next a Grand Con- pert, or musical entertainment, will be glv erQtmdeAtfis. direction of Professor Koth nagle4n thf.Skhoo1Jbulldlng attached to BtPatrlckliChurcb, It Is to be given tor jthe bej etpt o tiie Church choir, au fee . well attended by' 'the'lenfis otiTd uthe Church, as well as by .the public In gen- jeral, who need not be told that a concert liider tbi ltadenJJhtp of ItorcfisbfK'Othnag ;gte iiltaowelf worth attehdiki.l H A'ui The Concert. Washington's Birthday. This anniversary was not the occasion of much -ptrbltc demoVslratlod S ur ek? $es- topday,0i iTbei.St- ptrlclf018ch(p,si.,rwer'j suspended tout of regard to the day and the nspntrf tf-thgreajncan, who was born on that day. Our city public schools, however, 'were 1n operation as ; usual.- sAt the, Unltet State? Arsenal, near the city, a rfalforfaf stfluttf of thrrty-ix, guh i wiuf flreft In honor of the day, A number of flags were seen floating In the breeze, suspended front buildings .intheeltyi ? y Coal and Wood. ( kmiK&s-ui.ft?!tft tdl)pryi:thfini3lvei with these Indispensable articles, are re ferred to the advertisement of Messrs. Brooks, iti Wdustoh 'lh tbi bapef. IThese i gentlemen are now ready to receive and flit ofderir-fenf eoat Inflrwopit: prtwptryi TJieyihAYe heibfsftf, P)ckbjg cpajrnd sawed and split cordwooilofl good vqualitr alwayaoH bai3i'J...TbM.b,Pce',iA W ttoftft, of J;' WfB. Brooks1 grocery. Mi'i I We commend this new ffrnlW Mfofbnti MtyyTnez rwU e found. ;rfiuaK'fad.tf oSe wbo1 heed '.WafcpiyW fiieh earshot weirdo betfior than to ealVapoa nti wish " ."''''''''! bus t.lii l "7 of wrmi: wyj..".t. ,rl nuiH, i r , ,,.,nj, JWA,ftre'tt'ov receiving bur Sprjng styled Coal and Wood. Committed for Burglary. . I i"yor, and h , WcanelaftyTcarlTSffe'BTTAe'litf tefhtcTWe TJonTMOn We mentioned In our ltut Wie the bur glary and theft commlllied 'on Tuesday t nlghtat the grocery store pf Messrs. rarks & - ii.. . . I l,. , : ti I 1 , 1 T, . xowpKiu ia me iiucaeyv (ii.i x bcuuib man me revolver meniionca as bioiuu aim left it, a pawnbroker's, led! to the detection aiiarrasl the burglars..':8Veral young chaptf were arrested on Wednesday by Mar shal Stevens and the Police, and lodged Id the city prison. Yesterday morning, a pre liminary examination was had before the ananrwonriSnATbermwrent James Ohlen were required to find the sum of $000 each for their ap- lcas to answer the charge of burglary, Falling t?gWe'tiliereq)dred loVid, they were both committed to the county jail. " ' Coal and Wood. Committed for Burglary. Officers of the M. & C. R. R. Co. Theabnaal ufcctlag'oi thettoikliolilersp he Marietta and Cincinnati Railroad Com any was held atChillicotho'ouWjatJnsCi and the following gentlemen were unanl- mouslv elected Directors: Noah L. Wilson. tf .r ii --r - . -... -., Legra nd Uck wood, vy m.(Ioge ami Ql akeley JVilson, of New York ; Samuel B. Keys, of ;inciuiUtU; JL. S. Cpgk,,4ohp Materia, Daniel X Sciiutte; of Clilllicotrie, Wm.P'. Cutler, of Constitution ; Douglas Putnam, I) of Jlailett;1 Francis Ji HatlHlneybf a-i icsKa ; ardii woore, pi Atoens ; ana u actio flyer, of Greenfield. .oJi The Board of Directors was organized by eleetingt (1m -.lollowlng oillcers.Noab. Wllsoh, 'President; Wm. P. Cutler, -Vice President And General S,uperlhtendent John Maderta, Treasurer ; Wm. K.'Watsoh; Auditor and Secretary ; b. VV. ikiivcrt,. Jr Cashier and Register. Fenian Demonstration. It will be seen by the annexed announce- tnenti which has been handed. V for publl- I .1 . 1. L . 1. ...Ml ' U .. - . 1. .1 V .J.Jt J UHtiuu, Hint mere in uc n yiauu reniuii Demonstration at Xaughton Hall thtsFrT iday) evening, Tlienotioe explntns the Ob-' Jects. of the; meeting and. nnonnpes the ! A public meeting of the Fenian Brother hood, andhe; friends of jrhjh Nationality, 'will be held atXaughton Hall this even !)ngv,8, JMeafiy District Center, "JTfB. of Ohio, 'ahtf r. W.Cronln, orMas4 will ad dress the.meeting. The causes which led to the recenr dissensions lit Fenian ranks , will lie thoroughly and impartially Investi gated; and considering the present attitudo 'of the F. B, and the urgent necessity of (Contilbutlng Immediately, material aid for : James Stephens and the 'wtn In tho Gap," it is expected that there- will be a largo at tendance. I Thrrk were 54 case before tho Clncln-jnatr-Police Court on Wednesday. Not a case before ours on that, or oq yesterday morning. ':' ' i"1 -ii Telegraphic. j Situations furnished to all students of the ! Capital City Business College, who com Iplete the telegraphic course. Success guar anteed'. Book Keeping, Penmanship, Mafch- iematici and Telegraphy thoroughly taught, j -1,iii2fl-l3m - - i -i i rJew.Adverticemento Plainer - Kaysar' SEWIIVGr MACHINE. THE 1 B ES T iFTH E' WO R CD f No- -4 ' OTiorajaouaQ, COAli crVOOD. w ; bo6is". 5 fl l v'l AtiaHorsTSK TTAVINO rcnOHASEn 'TlIR KNTIRK IX- XX'tsrft ofjiikn Drinks in the CuaJ, andf J, W,J lMtnthe Wood bliioiinorid5ioroivl ana niloraen promptly. Grocery 8tnr'. NEW YORE""'""1 ii i No. 59 Aorth ! High -Street. r. -i -I n Tii f '. "7 ;( , 1 TWO FIUST C1.ABS i Tt ,':;: jB:lk and Straw Worker., r'-' '"-I WANTED AT jXH) .HOUSE OK th lit dr of llrohr to Whoa ood wagM will ... ..... ., , ' JtltNi&. BUBCIt.. X' Pnntoffiee Drawer No. 20 Columbus, O.n feMS-dlf .-. - c. . . ,., , .,-r t. -:x,ct . OPERA IIOI SE. CambHfttii)Tt;mpriiriv'Oratoress W ill deliver a Leotur on For tha lnBt of the Udi$a!;;B(jfiovoient;; $001013, Of tbi city, oa .-eii i. Tickets of Admlnsioo, AO eonti. mil ion can re Dad during tne iiterBomi at jonn pernor a jO. Musio tore, odl!4iu.iUar-iW.ep's nd J. IL OTOLEN FROM O Mnndar eveninff. Fehrnarr 10th. in this cttr. a THIS hl,ll(-KIUlrtf , i)H DARK C'HESTKOT SOKREL HARE, saddle and bridle. -8ald Uarii about ISh ban s high.S yeari' old, with aslar inlier forehead And ahite left hind foot, ind miliar Mtrkl etf nor: left' ahonMeri tl'ha above Veard wrfl' be' vaid M "thformgrtrm left at llenry Ueal'i Grocery ttorc-a'o. 66 Cleveland ave- Hat, Cap, and Millinery Trade. ,T:i:i.IIT4 WWOT TiH 11 A Cll .fOtt -o' loo I ' i.na 'Ir-w, f n (I'll, X? opea en .op1 aboat UAUOH Jar, VMi la ths rooms ever Meain. liarrta A tiigler'i Wholeaal Jio- tlon Btore, t .e..k.i u,,,).,!; Ko.'l6&,'lb9 : tasi mnWwtj . 'H I...,, i Jlt. rt- oiyljuaV .Oliip, ful and entirely rwjlyitojk of - IIEHII HAII AND CAPIa-dkt jant-dlm !, 3Q0F:omiCACEr. JJA1 wriTinw winnir i T Xll m l new. built (fm luufvely for the lrufZ,pj t'lj. St 'Eneard'a Livery tilable, l)elawari tr, UUi07 febdtw;-! iliusancg .Oil :ati tb. FP.Rl'REtJIT'K?,! 1 THE STORE 3KOOM.'N(w..S'WSSTijyjpAi street, occupied a a Clothing Store by M. Uold- s m i "rt i- ol T timi kr ar-at tinTuin two dodrt' WHtif High on Broad.'"' ' n T febltdha "lw lolia TToiis E .AND LOTS. SITUATED OIV jonnstown road jdt In the'fAr of tha XX the- Lunatio Asylum. For .terms inquire of Jnuies O Bnll.M jyjr the Cty 'of fcoltunbalj tuiTa J I, The UeniclOnif CSThVO tP - -4, - Ztf tfitt' . i n mir BnrrTi m: k iwTionhni. urann rMaiT ( t at thir'offioo, in tbe rear of J. t Wi B.' Hmokt' IVmOTIOEK -V MTa' S-ei,' For Hale, "Loat,"', Wee oondJr Boarding-,'' , not exaal n otp;h S lines, pablleheA la ttalsj oolnaa ,Ior SO cents each laaortloa, I . "i' fc: . thing new. "A novol Sewing Machine " the moat rciBderful InTortion of the , guinoiv mr all klnda of work. A ,mil Jlaobme forwMded oo.ipof IV Addr.. st Jr B00Elig feblt-dlw )' Box ,, Cincinnati, O. THE GREATEST CHANCE EVER Ol'FKEEQ TO .1 UA.J. Tfov . . .i . . j i i A.IVD VIOIISIXY. CLOSIKQrOUTnSAlE! . . TO. COMMENCE , in luri'io HAVING DETEHIUINED TO RK tire from buinrs, the underalgned offeri bis ttaoimoth and fomplete stock, ' oonsisUng f nVeadjp lad Clothing, Ac. -. i.--. , . I ti r - ; ,5. ; - . - , i I - if' i , -.- i,ii;l ilfr 1 i'i .-i - i , 1 , . i i .-J : . . i r ,' rt ! . ;;,- If .u i .. i. .; . ! i:.ii-'v O SI A large assortment of I .'I snrf ..:!) ' V.YP !.IMi ,!'!'T ' A ''. MtM Cloth a!nd Business Coata; f -ii. ji assunere. vioia ana Beaver Pants and i Vesti: - rmw-Kifctj,. -irs "r. ., i.rnt. im;.". tina Frock & Sack Overcoats. ciotha," h 'Casaimeres,..;. : :; , , Meltons, ;Vestinsf ; Beavers and 'ifiWfk Overcoatings of all Grades; 1 i . i: CENTS' FURNISHIKQ iGCtES I Valiateai, -.' - jry.y--?"-" -vr- Rubber . Gooda, -Ny White and Woolen, Hhlrta. '.G1ot, "-'"--M. X'iAH . o-r ,7 -.'1'iKr-vr.KMH IIoHlcry, Jicot o ' v rjj o u a m Hy Clothing I all of Oieleet mannfaetaroTfcnd equal to custom woik. The goods are all one price, every article being marked In fclain figure, an that very one can be nil own saleainsn; "I,- , ! This is the greatest opportunity ercr offered to ,'theeitiieniof (-' umliusaod sorroandlDg flountry 'to enrcbaflo their Winter Goods at m greater reduc tion in riei than have ever been mad before), and all pnnuld avail theansehrer of thiar ohanoo to iayinaiBUsappij. i , ,. i (.,tj 1 J i ... TO WHOLESALERS iD JOBBERS, Ixtraordinary Induoeaents will be gln. j rVoa. 6 Sc. X Nell naJIOIaisr. J. , TwodoonnirtifopMbjfflc.' j p' ' deeS . III ITT - -III in-un .. i,f,r Utiles' and WUiies' mnl Fur f rimmed oodmVTt Vt Ma ' , -i -.in l.l rLi'r 'f'lUUa , J 'Jlms d SkfttlnCatJSi Cents; andpoys'FuifCapi wopr-PN blankets; ' 11 4 Vl A Wl ' 'I""'-ll bun til CLOAKS. ii "OTcaiIfs.UDJt Ceuts' and Co)MIa( an(J (aps( ,1 J'w-i'l S j Ji U .n'i9' 'VI -i.iw .'''ft1 I'm 10 IrA K3 Jb .n.mtvH CLOHIOUS WEWSl :.-;,;o.TW'iJ:!';;r;hirSiu"iiu , LADIES OF COtUUBOSVl lAJ-i u':.'. ft i r ' ' .''I 'it' ftl! ! I -,o A!N D V I O I N'I TiYi. " f 1 . ", '.,.f f MT ho Excelsior Premium Cora oTwi.,..- Trail Skirt, n mats ckinolise. now ax .wdatki L bition at E. Reed's Hoop Basaar and Skirt Mattdfaotory. No. SI East Htate street, opposite tha Capitol, has been awarded Gold Medals tn itiirntn Capitol oarta nf the United states, for tha beat n il An9 parte or lite united states, ror tne pest style an mnst nuraDie worKmam-Dip, ana tne pnniio at lar have beoome convinced, also, that his Hniral Hk mnst durable workmanship, and tha pnblio at largw irt is the best shaped in the market. Its six edgedl (JlaipH so secured that it n impossible to ba rw-i moved by the roughest usage. Heanaot fcedlsjolnW ed.u if thaeaae with these of Eastejra ajanufaatuxa. as it yiiuauaau m one apnogx j, . j ,y.J Hkirts maxleto order of any site or shape, and ? AKKA NTKD FO R ON K YH A .1 MenhanU ara naruouiariy invitea to call and 4uuoe. my.itoo 8 veior.puniuariua eisewoera. r. i,lAn A large variety of French and Amerioan Corte ad bupporurs kept oonatanUr en aaad .1 .- ,i ...! Woe-raj; REElj"rt-. - 2 r East State street,-- wrt a rr r- 9o ti da of Taitol siaaare. LOTf5. WOR JSUE. f 'lot of jemr-whtoat lbAva as:! Haitms HMO Ot QI Um, lli Hi irtl.-utr X'.'Jl1via3 mile iron CiniFiOLIBIS itheCOrooration of Uoluninns. and eitniii Ing east across tha Railroad, and sltunte On imthr siilesof a road which axtnnds fros the Worth inrtoil FtotbiWesUrviliaPikf. ' ; . ' I'ii-vtoa .