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J. CASKET, Editor mi Proprietor. OFFICE Washiagtoa Street, Third Doer Seth of Jackson. TERM--One Dollar and Fifty Cents in AdFanee VOL. 5. MJLLERSBURG, HOLMES COUNTY, OHIO, THURSDAY, JULY 4, 1861, JNO. 46. DRS. BOIilNG Sc. BIGHABtj PHYSICIANS & SURGEONS, MILLERSBURG, O., tr Office I& the room former! j- occupied bj Dr.lrrlne. II arch 28, EC1. BR. EBUIGHT, PHYSICIAN & SURGEON MILLERSBURG. O. Oflscc on Jackson Street, nearly opposite the " Umpire House. ESfllesidence on Clay Street, opposite the rresoyterian unnrcli. J. P. AJLBA2V, DENTIST MILLERSBUHa, O. A rtificial teeth in sertcdon Gold Silvnr. Vulcanite fc ! Porcelain base. Teeth Extracted 'Cleaned or filled. Satisfaction warran ted Office a few doors west of Weston's Saloon Kcr.28.18G0.-yl, BEXJA31W CO HIV, DEALER XX Of tverr Description, COR. OF JACKSON & WASU1QTONSTS. ailLLEHSKUIIG, o. PliAIJV & FA1VCY OF ILL USDS, XEATXT EXECUTED AT THIS OFFICE. CASKEY & I2VGE.ES, CEALEE3 IX BOOKS & STATIOITERY, M illera'bu.rg, OHio. TO THE PUB LIC. AWAITS, luring pnrchuedWorley and . Judson' imnrored Sewinir Machine I still on hnndto watt on the public in bis line In the vay of a Tjpl am lso agent Tor said Machine, and can r com mend it as the beft new inure, for all purposes. CALL AND SEE IT OPERATE. JLbore Jno. Carer's Auction Room. EpL2O,iS60.-o5m3. A. WjtlTJ. HERZER I SPEIGLE, 8CCCESS0SS TO E. STEI2YBACHER As Co., probitcc & Commission w tci tra n Trw m -m m a mllJL MJMM. Is MM M a Dealer! in Flwr, Grain, Bill M, Salt M,Wk and .Tater Lime, fUBCtTAWHIKS OF Wheat, Rye, Corn, Oats, Seeds, Dried .Fruits, Sutler, Eggs, Wool, dec v BI MILLERSBURG, O. May 31,186141 .BAKER & 1VIIOJLF, Forwarding and Commission JUJE It C Juf.liVTS, ASP DEALEES IX SALTI'ISm PLASTER, WHITE AND WATER LIME. ruECHASEEs or FLOUR, WHEAT, RYE, CORN, OATS CLOVER AUD TIMOTHY SEED, ALSO. Butler, Eggs, Lard, Tallow and all kinds of Dried Fruits. WAKEHOUS E, MILLERSBURG, O. Sepl.18.185G 4tf. Fashionable Tailoring A S. lVO WTHER is carrying on the uuiunuir uusincss la ail its various branches in Itooms over MUIiVANE'S STORE. His experience and taste enables him to ren der general satistaclion to .tuose lor whom he does TrorkjUnd he hopes by industry-arid close application to business to receive a liberal share of patronage. ALL WORK IS WARRANTED. His prices are as low as it is possible for man to live nt. llillerabnrg, lG0 n41tf. LUMBER! LUMBER! LUMBER! Patronize your own Tards. New Lumber Yard jast opened in Millcrsbnrg, NEAR THE RAILROAD LANDING, "irrnEB-E ion can Ai.wA;srs get at Vf Cleveland prices, (rcight to tbualacc added,) all orti of PINE AND POPLAR LUMBER, . Shingles ,and Plastering"Xatlis, MATCHED FLOORING & SIDING, Sash, and Doors, Embracing all Iho rarletles nsnatlj found In Lumber Yards elsewhere We ask the public patronage, promis ing that thej shall be falrlj dealt with. Our present assortment is very good, but we expect to made additions to It from day to day, as the wants of tho country arc understood. - GIVE US A CALL. JAMES HULL. Mirch29,lSG0. K.W.ENOS NEW & SHOE SHOP! fXE door West rora J.Mnlrane's store, ln the room f formerly occupied u Pott Oflice.'where tbe nnder- sifHed U prepared to do ill kinds of work in bit line, el- leeUllr, fiHC City Sewed Werlt. fi iOcli'i manner as not lote excelled west of tbt Alls ghenias." , E3 WORK WABBAKTEO, end done on rea kouble terms. ,HBIA.HII33"Q don nea.ts.nd on .short notice. IK. B. I bare onhand, as artnt, a lot of homemade )Vnd eastern BooUandShots which for ready pari will sell on snch terms that 70a cannot fail to bay. Please try.me once, and call soon. E.B.BtTLL. July 26,1000 49tf FOR8AI.Es T & C. VORWOBK, at the. MlUeribuTrg .annerj fF . nare a BUCrGI AND BUFFALO WAGON, -January 31, 1861 24 tf OIL! OIL!! OILIII HATIXG bad considerable eiperienee in the oil bn sinesSf'persosallr, we ark prepared to make all the ; 1 TO O L s necessary for boring wells, and pumping oil, and our JfortaDie u ,weu u BLauocarj are decidedly ahead in regard to power, or fnel nsed to eotaln the power. we defy Competition cither In stjle of Engines or price. We make engines from 3 to loo horsepower, for which moure power Is re. ontred. CHAPMAN, BARRETT & CO. H Yeotter,JIarch2818fll.-S2tf a 1 I ARTEMAS WARD IN THE SOUTH His Trials and Adventures. 1 had ft narrer scape from tbe sonnv South. "Tbe swings and arrets of outra- ii 4U.?n ' -lt..,1n. , 1 TT t? , .. j muucu iU vy nannies, warn't uuluiu u tuuiuaiiiuu io inv inimp,. I came pesky uearsweann sum profane oaths mor'n onct, but I hope I didu't do it, for It -1 1 ml x vo uruuusu sue wnose name stm Ik nameless (except that her initials is Betsy J.) that I'll jine the Meetin House at fial- dinsville, jest as soon ns I can scrape mon- ey enuff together so I can 'ford to be piuss in good stile, like mv welthv nal. R.,t if I'm confisticated agin I'm afraid I agm shall contmner on in my present Deniiea state for sum time. I figgered conspicvusly in many tbrillin scenes in my tower from Monttromrv to my humsted, and on sevrii occasions I thought "the grate kotmc paper" wouldn't never be inriclied no more wi'h my lubri cations. After biddin adoo to Jefferson D 1 started for tho depot, I saw a nigger sittin on a Jence a-playm on a banjo. "My Afnkin Brother," sed I, cotin from a iracK 1 onct red, "you belong to a very in- leresun race. I our masters is gom to war excloosively on your account," 'les, boss, he replied, "an. I wish 'em honorable graves!" and be went on plavin mo oanjo, larnn an over ana openin his mouth wide enuff to drive in an'old fash- luueu nueuicu cuaise. lhe train of cars in which I was to trust ray wallerble Hie was the scaliest rickytlest lookin lot of consarns that I ever saw on wheels afore. "What time does this strin-r , , , , . , n ui ocuiiiu-iihuu comns leaver 1 ltinuired of the depot master. He sed direckly, and went in & sot down. I hadn't mor'u i.i.nj bu.hilu uioro a uaru loosin man im u swiuisier expression onto nis counte- nance entered the cars, and lookin verv oliarp at me, be axed wliat was mjprinci piesi "faeeesli I onserd. "I'm b Dissoluter. 'in in favor of Jeff. Davis, Bbureirard. Pi:kens, Capt. KJdJ, Bloobeard. Munro Edards, tbe devil, Mrs. Cunningham and ii me Test ot em. "You're in favor of tbe warP "Certmgly. By all means. Ttn in fa vor of this war and also of tbe next war. I've been in favor of tbo next war .for over sixteen years T' "War to the .knife . sed the man "Bind, Eargo, bludf' sed I", tho them words isn t origernal with me. Them woids was writ by Sbakspeare, who is ded His mantle fell onto tbe author of "The Seven Sisters," who's goin to have Spring overcoat made out of it. We got under way at larst, an' proceed ed on our jerney at about the rate of speed whicu ls.ginrallyobsarved by properly con ducted funeral processions. A ha'nsonie yong gal, with a red musketer bar on the back part of her bed, and a sassy little black hat lipt over her furrerd, sot in tbe seal with roe. She wore a little Secesh flagpind onto her bat "and she was a goin for to see her troo love, who had jined tbe Southern army, nil so bold and gay. So she told me. She was chilly and I offered her my blanket. "Father livin ! I axed. "Yes sir.,' "A heap. Uncle Thomas is ded, tho." "Peace to uncle Thomas's aslies, and success to him ! I" will be your Undo Thom as I Lean on me, my pretty oecesher, arid linger m Blissful repose! ' Sho slept on as socoorly as in ber own housen, nnd didu't disturb tho solium stillness of the night with 'ary snore. At tbe' first station a troop of sojers en tered the cars and inquired if "Old Wax Works was on bored. That was the dis- respective stile in which they referred to me. "Becawz if Old Wax Works is on bored," sez a man witfi a face like a dou-ble-bresled lobster, ''we're going to hang Old wax Works!" "My illustrious and patriotic Bummers H ses I, a gittin up and takih orf my Shappo, "if you allude to A. Ward, it's my p'leasin dooty to inform you that he's ,ded. He saw the ener of his wavs at 15 minits parst 2 yesterday, and stabbed hisself with sluffed.sledstake,;dying,jii. five beeptiful tabloos to slow moosic! His larst words was: "My perleshernal career is over I 1 jerk no mdfe !" "And who be you! '-I'm a stoodentin Senatei Benjamin's law offis. .I'm goin up North to steal sum spoons and things for tbe Southern Army." Tki. ... .i;r..i ,n.1 ,h 1tn;",A ...o o-.. w .U..UK.U.U.U troopers west orf.. At the jiext station tbo pretty litllo Secesher awoke. and sed she roust git out there. .1 bid ber a kind cept my blessin. and this huuk of, ginger bread 1" I sed. She tbankt mo .muchly and tript galy away. There's considera ble human nater io a man, and I'm afraid shall alters civ aid aha comfort to. the enemy if he cums to me in tha shape of uice jouug gui. At the. next station ! didn.l git orf so easy, x was arnggcp.1 out oi ine cars .and rolled in the mud for sovnl minits for the I purpose of "takin the conseet out of me," as a Secesher Jtipdly stated. . I was let up finally., when :s powerful large Secesher came up and embraced me, T . i.ji-t-1 and to show thnt be bad no hard feelins agin, me put'bis nose into toy mouth'. returned tne compliment bv niacin mv &i!im2h1J wuou lie Biuuiir uibucj b oimiuou ui uis - ... . - , , . 1 nia.nnniMi T.rfl. n i-r fuib i nn anMiM , n w wwu.w Hw.vvHnwvw HMVa.av W I t. n t V n V fll n" An nn n 1 1 A . ItmA kiun Tn - ' I ow u.uvi, un, --. uou unu aiu- i tedi'rthdn. fastened my teeth onto his left coat sleeve and (ore it. to the shoulder. We then vilently bunted our heads iogeth'- er for a' few 'minutes, dadced round a Jitto abd sot dowfl infl mud puddlo." We riz to our feet agin & by a sudden 'and adroit movement 1 placed my lelt eye agin tne oeuesuers'nst. we men rusueu iuiu uatu other's arms, and fell "under a 'two-hoss ; o ' J , I didn t care about gittin up agin, but' the man said he reckoned I'd better, and Icon- clooded I would. He pulled me no. but hadn't been on my feetmor'n two see- r.-, .i' onds afore the ground flew up and bit'rne in tne uea. ine crowd sed it was high I I old sport, bat I couldn't rakly see where me iat tore come in. 1 riz and we embmced agin. We kareered madly to a steep bank wnen 1 trot tno nnrtpn hnnr1 nf tnv nn taerecrnist and threw him into tlm nnvn He fell about fortv feet, stribin a a-rindsinn I t t -r, . . prettv nara. i understood oe was injured, x navn L npnrn irnm iim rrriitrieinn A man in a cockl hat cum up and sed be felt as tho a apology was doo me. rut . " . mere was a mistake, "ha rn hnH in. ken me for another man! I told him not to mention it axed him if his wif nnd little ones was so's to be about, and got on bored the train, which had stopped at that tt.nn on nu , f, r.l.l.,,o I got all. I wanlid. It was tbe heartiest umeai i ever et. I was rid on a rale the nest dav. a bunch of blnzin fira rrnotpr hnin tinrl in. mir ot fiw T. ?T . , y spectveal ora.jiui 111 u umiun- tic pint of view, but I didn't enjoy it. I I had other ndventers of a startlin kind, but why contmner? Why- lasserate the Public Boozum with these here Ihinrrs? Suffycil to say I got across Mason & Dix on s line safe at last. I made tracks for my humsted, but she with whom Tin har- nist for life failed to recognize, in the eraa shialed bein who stood before her. tlm gushing youth of forty-six summers who had left her onlv n few months nfnm But I went into the pantry, and brought out a certain blacfc bottle. Ka s ng t to my lips, I sed "Here's to you, old fa ! I am ll so natrai that she fenntvorl ma at "Those form! them voice! that nalral stile of doin things! 'Tis he!" she cried, and rushed into mv arms. Tt t Lh for her & she fell into a swoon. I mn - Very near SWOUnt mr mrse f. No more to-day from yours for the Per- Detratieu of the flnion. and tlm lirinrrJn oi me uoaaess ot iiiberly out of her pres ARTEMAS WARD. Dreadful Tragedy in Otsego Co. —Jealousy, Murder and Suicide. cine. We lefirn through a private source, that a terrible tragedy occurred in Jixettr, Otse go county, on laesday morning of last week, lue parties were a roan named Le vi auomas ana nis wile, iney were na tives of Exeter, we believe, and were mar ried there fifteen or sixteen years ago. They bad recently returned from Ohio, bringing witb tbem two of tbeir three children girls twelve and fourteen years of age. On, tbe morping.in question, these girls were awakened by. their father, who eame into tbeir room, lie kissed tbem both, and spoke of two men who he said owed bira small sums of two and three dollars each; after which be returned to the chamber where Mrs. Thomas was sleep ing, .and stepped on the foot of tbe bed, whence he deliberated fired one shot at her bead from a revolver. Tbe ball grazed her cheek, and sba sprang up and grappled him as be was preparing to fire a second time. The little girls, alarmed at the noise, jumped out ot bed and entered the room in time to see him get their mother's head between his knees, and shoot her through tbo back. He then released her and she turned over, when be shot her a- gam in the breast. Immediately after ward he placed tbe muzzle of tho pistol at his left car, and shot h'mself through the head, lie died immediately, but his un fortunate wife lingered about half an hour. lbe cause of this dreadful affair is sup posed to have been jealousy, xhomas was a man of a suspicious disposition, and was always disposed to doubt .his wife s chasti ty, thougn by everybody else she was be lieved to be innocent of any disloyally to mm, even in thought, liotb were mem bers of respectable families, and occupied respectable stations in society. The occur rence created intense excitement in the neighborhood where it occurred. Roches ter Democrat. Counting Confederate Chickens. TY,A Van D.laAn. 7.....nf (ltn. Ii'.!,. if r. hungry chops in anticipation of tho feast of ouccaneenng,. wnicu ii lonaiy jmagiues is in store for the traitors under Jeff Dayis, bis X marque "In a few davs in a verv short time after the thirty days elapse, privateers by tne hundred will swarm in every sea under the canopy of beaven, for the sole and ex clusive purpose of capturing, appropriating or destroying. Northern merchantment, wherever they can be found, isy the open ing of fall, we expect our pnvateersmen will capture one hundred, millions oi more of Ahnlif ion nrrmorlv nflnnl. which, ffikfin ... r C ,7 ,7 V " ' , in connection witn tue utter prostration oi trade, will not materially facilitate About- ion capitalists in making the tremendous before the first of September. The wicked fanatics have p. pleasant prospect before tbem !" A HARD HIT. A Inrlv. writinfr 11a frnm neighboring-borough, has tbe following nBrd tbrnst Bt some nice young men resid mg there, who, it seems, have hot been as prompt to. answer the call of their1 country- a. SOme of their neishbora. Ourcorresnon- dent savs:' "I' would earnestly ask to be informed where I can procure coats of mail for tbe resigned officers aod privates of tho -volunteers, who have remained at . . . . . home, doubtless, because they were unfurn- ;shed with, this Very desirable uniform. V emit ihAm nf rlmirilB ihicbnta in tl, .?. ? . M V"!mt7. thai fe where fhft ki ir inav BtriKB Bl Rll! Will takO ef- . - I ..a u, ii- . ... i i . . - r i. .f"I-, nmVRn IlllJU,rH UX IHIIHR IffTITTI Rlim , - , r . , -I . . 1 1 netenaers as tnese. uive us men mat can face the grape 1" Pittsburgh Chronicle, More Southern Refugees. Three hundred Gentian emigrants arriv- ed by tbesteRmor Chesney from New Or- leans. They nad a very rough time in get- ting up tbe river, being obliged to pay their passage tnreo times at mempius. very attempt was made to induce ihem to join J' , j- ... .uu, I refusal to do so their interpreter was hung, Thev are bouhd for St, ottis. nt which rilace the single men DroDOse to enlist. li....r.u.Kk. - . - ,, Most of theulhttveseeh service in Qermnnv. Thev left this evening for Si. Louis.-- Chi. Post, 20th, Laws of Ohio. PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY. [No. 84.] AN ACT o amend sections two and tntee ot cnuuea "An act 10 provide more effectually for tbe defense of the State against invasion, passed April 26 18- 61. Sec. 1. Be it enacted lv the General Assembly of the Stale of Ohio, That section two of tho above recited act, be fended so as to read, as follows.-Section 2- The governor is hereby authorized to ac- ments of volunteer militia, and at his discre- iion organize any portion ot tne same not ex- cce"Dg three regiments, of eight companies cacD ,nto artillery or cavalry, in addition to th fifteen reiments already accepted under no renllisitinn nt thn Prpnidpn the requisition ot the President of tbe United States, or to execute the laws of this State, or to repel any invasion thereof : Provided, said regiments shall be enlisted npon the condition that they volunteer into the service ot tne united States, or of the State, as the case may be, for the period of three years, unless sooner discharged by proper authority: and provided further, that snch volunteer militia shall, from the time of their accept ance, be governed bv the militarv laws of this state, ana tne rules and the articles of war of United States : and organized in accordance act to provide for the rapid organization of the ,T r.v 7 V . S , Tc.T ,, MSSK ft Yhffctacts I minritnnr .nH cnnniarr.ont.i i,. . t. vided, that nothing in this act contained shall I36 constrBed so as t0 anthorize tho keeping i active service of the State, atany one time b o " 5!':!.VS:.. . i wbw. xu,.. o.nvu iuiuo Ul Dam jwb uu amended sn as tn read ni fnllmv. Knrtinn R ln addition to the brigadiers general provided tor by the act entitled "An act to provide for the rapid organization of tho, militia of Ohio United sSSpaLnedJ t& Ita governor is herebV authorized to appoint three add tiona bricadlers ireneral. to take such command as may be assigned themiand in ma- i.: i. :. : ,. restricted to mafen tlm KamB tVnm rh o-Bnnral officers itfeommission in the militia of the Statn. inv law nf the IKtata to tho ronirarv notwitharindinir. 0 . . to accept, under any call of the Presidentof the United States, the enlistsmtVfinnenerm ofibrea-yearsTtniiess sooner discharged, ol any or all of tbe thirteen regiments already accepted under the requisition of the Presi dent already made upon tbe btate for volun teer militia : Provided, that to fill any requi sition from thoPiesident of the United States beyond that already made fur thirteen reel ments, resort snail be Bad to snch regiments or companies as have been already organized under tue authority oi tne state. bEC. 4. That original section two and thiee of the said act, passed April 26, 1861. are hereby repealed ; but such repeal shall not affect any act done tbereunder, and, this act snail talce enect lrom its' P. HITCHCOCK. Speaker of the House of Representatives, tives, - R. C. KIRK, President of the Senate. President of the Senate. Passed May 8, 1861. [No. 85.] AN ACT. Making an appropriation for a' pnrposo therein named. Section 1. Beit enacted lv the Gen- crat Assembly of the state of unio, That in addition to former appropriations there be and is hereby appropriated ont of any money in tne stato treasury lor general revenue pur poses not otherwise appropriated, for the payment of the lieutenant governor as presi dent oi the senate, members ot- tne general assembly, their clerKs, assistant clerks, scr- geant-at-arms, their- assistants, and messen ger boys, tbe sum of eleven thousand dollars tor the year 1861, Sec. 2. This act shall take effect from and after its P. HITCHCOCK, Speaker of the House of Representatives, JAMES MONROE, President pre tem. of the Senate. Passed May 10, 1861 [No. 86.] AN ACT. To afford. relief to the .families .of, soldiers mustered into the service of the United States, and in the service of the State' under the requisition of the President Section 1. Be it enacted by th? Gen eral Assembly of the Stale of Ohio, -That the board of county commissioners of any county in this Stato, is hereby Autnouzed to levy, in tho year 1861, not exceeding one half ol ono mm on the dollar valuation ot tue tax able property of such county, for the pujpose of affording relief to the families, of, the Ohio Volunteer Militia, mustered jinto the, service 01 In umtea $cs unut ,ne requisition 01 the President, or into tho actual servico ot the State ofOhioi Sec 2. That the said boards of county csmmissioners,, shall, respectively constitute mustered into tho service of the United States or into tho actual service of tbe State of Ohio who wcro residents of county at the time -of enlistment. To anticipate the receipts which mav come into the treasury, bv virtue of the tax levied under the authority ef th'ts act; the said boards are hereby authorized to' fcorrow from time to time, as may be deemed neces sary, such sums as shall not in, .tbo. aggregate exceed threo-foufths of tho total sum of, the tax levied for this purpose', 'which' sums so borrowed shall be repaid with Interest, at a money thereafter collected from auch assess. ia .l.UVU,UJJ DIA JW l,bUH' VM W. I me.nt 4'1"aiH 2? "VJSl act, shall be distributed by. said boards to the ireiiei. oi oa liimiucs meir warns auu 110- !( mav rennlra. nndw nrh mis and renei. oi saia lamuies as tneir wants ana no and regulations as may bo prescribed.by-:the. rules and regulations 'oi said board, aucn, ZniTx .u - i i v. irW- IUO UJBUIWSli WUWUVM-H UIU UUMU, UU .vl,??, ,,1H 1. fll H"n III nil!. TTIIV . , . . . . of said board bo rellevod from . - , . , 'J 1 ' 1 1. J J . datiSf enlistment until one month after he is dii- charred from the service of the United States, or the State or unio : rrovmeo, uowever, it he shall have become disabled or shall have been killed, or 'shall have died tn said ser vice, the relief may bo extended for one year after tho date of snob disability or death . The, word family, as used in this act, shall be construed to mean only a wife, or, minor child, or children, or a dependent parent. Sec 3. Tho county commissioners of any tUUUlJ mil.. quo uma iuuuu luu UIU" I poses mentioned In this act, are authorized W transfer any tlor.ion ol ld fund that ay romA1u.n.!?!.d.e.dJ0AJd PnrP" . , .. .. Sec. 4, -This act to rake affect and he In force' from aba after its passage. ll.vb0. P. HITCHCOCK, Speaker the House of Representatives. 11 res. JAMES MUNROE, President pro tem of the Senate. Passed May 10, 1861. [No. 87.] AN ACT j - . r 10.r MalnS PPropnations for tbe year I86I otunua . jje u enaaea oy vie uen- lueio oe ana is ncreoy appropriated, in add nuu iu lortuer nnpronriations. out ot anv money in the state treasury belonging to the gererai revenue, to oe paid out according to existing laws: for the payment of publishing tho daily pruceeaings 01 me general assembly in the Unio btate Jonrna! and Ohio Statesman, the sum ot one iinnarca ana nlty dollars. For the payment of C. Donahu, for ten ays lauor in senatd chamber ton dollars, For the payment of tho claim of Samuel Doyle, bein tho balance duo on three checks drawn Dec. 15. 1856 Jan'v 15. 1827. and Fcb'y 1 1837, each lor tbo sum of S1.915 each and payable to Samuel Doyle, which, when paid, shall be in mil of all demands on the part of said Samuel Doyle and Samuel Doyle &Co., against the statu of Ohio, of evervkind and description, erowins ont of the contract between said Doyle & Co., and the stato of unio, lor repairs ot section Ko. 2 of the nub. lie works of the state up to Fcb'y 15, 1857, I ttvo thousand seven hundred sixty one dollars me time ior wnicu saia checks were given bEc. '1. This act shall take effect on its passage. P. HITCHCOCK, Speaker the House of Representatives, JAMES MONROE, President pro tem of the Senate. President pro tem of the Senate. Passed May 16, 1861. [No. 88.] AN ACT I I Relating to the. uniforms of the militia, REtrrirw 1. 7? itmnrteA In tlm dm. TJM 0UZ That " 6--" .-i--.w ui lucnut ??t,tle?,. "An ac to .orSalz ?nd discipline me mnitia ana Toinnieer muitia." uassed b 28, 1857, so ar as relates to the color Pf"1.0, J. ."?? m ''tiaf .0' reserve, wpiiuu ui Miu uuitonaoi mo auinim ui iuo reserve oi suca oiner COIOr as ne TilnV thtnlr hnef ; PKnpMal (kai il Cfih1 Tdrtompanies wearing the changed uniform, nueu musierea into me service, shall bo or ganized mto regimcnts wearing tbe same col or. Sec. 2 This act shall take effect on it pas- sage. P. HITCHCOCK, Speaker the House of Representatives JAMES MONROE, President pro tem of the Senate, President pro tem of the Senate, Passed May 13, 1861. [No. 90.] AN ACT. Supplementary to the acts in force, in re lation to the assessment and taxation of property according to its true -value in money. Section 1. Be it enacted by the Gen eral Assembly of the State of Ohio, That wnenever any transient person, shall locate in any city, incorporated villaire. or in anr- township, in this state, and shall offer to sell or otherwise dispose of any hooks or other goods, wares' or merchandize, under the name oi a gut oook store, or any other name designation,, it shall be the duty of the asses- s or for the time being, of tbe township where in sucn person snail locate, lortnwith to call upon such person, and demand of him the true value in money of all his stock in trade; and in case snch person shall neglect or refuse to return the. same under oath, within twenty four hours after said assessor to determine the same as in other cases, and in either casn. he shall forthwith return said valuation to the auditor of the connty. sec. 2. Immediately upon obtaining such valuation, the auditor of tho county shall as sess against such person, his proper propor tion, upon said valuation, of all county, town ship and municipal taxes, properly chargea ble npon personal property in said townshin. for the period of one month thereafter; and shall forthwith certify tho same to tbe treas urer of the county, who, shall forthwith enter the same 'on the 'duplicate for taxation, and immediately thereafter, potify such person of the amount of, said assessment, and. in case of tbo neglect or refusal of such person, to pay the amount, of such assessment within twenty-four'hours after rccejviagsaidLnotice, tne treasnrer-abaH-rsstse ni aistrcss warrant, end'collect the same, as in' other cases of delinquency In the payment of-thc taxes as sessed upon personal property. Sec, 3. That tho like proceedings, in all respects. as is provided in the foregoing sec tion, shall bo had and taken by' the auditor and traaaurer aforesaid, on the first day of each succeeding month, so long as such tran sient person, shall remain within such county, offering to sell or otherwise dispose of any books, goods, wares or merchandize, under any name or designation whatsoever, and the like proceedings as provided for in the lorcgoing sections, snail tie had. on tbe first days ot eactLajid every .month, by the asses sor of tho, township, and the 'auditor and treasurer of each .and every county into which snch trausient person shall remove, any .books, goods, wares or merchandize, as above described. Sec. 4. This act shall take effect from and after its passage. P. HITCHCOCK, Speaker House of Representatives. JAMES MONROE, President pro tem of the Senate. Passed May 13, 1861. [No. 91.] AN ACT . , . . - , . ance and repair of the Public Works from February lo, to June 1,1861, and for tho payment of outstanding indebtedness Section 1. Be ii enarird'hv ft i77i.. lbvf2hlyofth4StaUofi OAttVThat tir-expended ,balance,of lornier .appro the restructure proviso attached to the canal avuromuuua act, uassca jsarcn 'H. iHtiU. is hereby repealed,') to be paid out of any mon ey iu toe. treasury irom general rovenus, not otherwise appropriated, for the maintenanco of the public work's for tho abovo named po riod, subiect to the check of tha commission er in chargeof'the' respective divisions for which tb'e appropriations ate made, tbe sums following. x or general superintendence, construction and repairs of tbe northorn division of tbe IJIllO H00. IBO WalhOndlng OUB1, 1U UIU "Western Rcservo and Maumee Boad, the sum of four thousand dollars For seneral si superintendence, construction and repairs of tl ranalra nf the SOntbOm division 01 WO Ohio and the docking canals and the Mus kingum Improvement, the sum of eighteen thousand dollars. For the general svperintendenco, construe tion and reoaira of the Miami t,a v i tbo sum of eighteen thousand five hundred dollars. For the pnrchaso of lands and pavment of r. . "uua tne ooraers of the Mer j : ir xeservo"' tbe sum of six thous "u uc uuuurcu dollars. or me payment of salaries of collectors ...6u-iuicraucu. mspectators. the sum of uvc mvuiauu nine uunurca ana fifty dollars ror tne payment ot salaries of resirlpnt engineers for the fiscal year 1861, the sum of six tuoiisano. aouars. or attorneys' lees and incidentals, the snm of ono thousand dollars. For the nav M...4 I- J i .. - "w" uauiages to iana, tne snm of one thousand dollars, for the pnrchase of land five hundred dollars. For incidental expen ses of the office of the board of public works the sum of one thousand fiv hm.rlrpri ii..o and for the payment of salary of secretary of said board, the sum ot one thousanrl aiir- suDject to the chect of the president of saia uoara- ror the payment of tho salarip nf ih members of the board, the snm of four thous and nve nunared dollars, to be drawn on th warrant of tho auditor of state. For the purchase or condemnation of lands in tue Licwistown reservoir, subiect to the cnecK oi the commissioner in charge of the same, tno sum ot thirty thousand dollars: Provided, that upon the affidavit of any member of the board of Dublin wnrt fw justice cannot be done to the state in tho trial cas" Ior lne appropriation of said lands in the county in which said land t !-,- ted, it shall be thedntvof thn mnrtrn ohono-o u cuuo uiu transier said cases for trial to J a r- ., - tne probate comt of some adjoining county. Sec. 2. There is also herebv annronriatcd for the payment of outstanding indebtedness on divisions number one and two, contracted previous to November 15, 1860, tho follow ing sum: For the payment of checks issued bv A.L, Backus to contractors and superintendents urmnor eoruary 10, lotil. tho sum of flftr. two thousand dollars. For the payment of to contractors for work done on tho Musking um Improvement, the sum of eleven thous and nve hundred and seventy-foui dollars and weniv-seven cents. For the payment of checks issued to con. tractors by John B Grotrorv. for r? payments under their contracts, the sum of seven thousand ninebundred and rirhtv:iht dollars: Provided, that said checks tiflcatcs be Dald onlv accordintr tn . -. , .; uoio oi saia cnecas and certificates. Sec. 3. The board of public works are hereby authorized, if practicable, to cause to be made by some competend engineer, not now in tbe service of the state, a re-measurement and estimato of the work, done by con tract on the Ohio canal and the Muskingum Improvement, under tho ordei of th hn,r of public works, provided for tho repairs of the canals and improvement; after tho flood oi April, ibou, and said contractors shall bo paid according to said revised estimates and measurements, deducting from tho amount or the checks or certificates held by them or adding torns the case may require, according to the .revised estimates and re-measnre. ments: Provided, that such re-measurement snau oe made in thirty days from the passage of this act. Sec. 4. Tho board of public works, and each member thereof, is hereby prohibited during the current fiscal year, from making any contracts or causing anv work to Kedonn on the public works of the state, cither for construction, reconstruction or repairs, tho sums requisite for the payment of wbicb will exceed the amount specifically appropriated for those purposes by this act; and all con tracts made in violation of this act ; and all contracts made in violation of this section shall be void ; and any member of the board. violating the provisions ot this section, shall forfeit his office, and shall forever" thereafter be Ineligible to any office of trust or profit in this state. Sec 5. This act shall take effect from and after its passage. P. HITCHCOCK, P. HITCHCOCK, Speaker of the House of Representatives. P. HITCHCOCK, Speaker of the House of Representatives. JAMES MUNROE, P. HITCHCOCK, Speaker of the House of Representatives. JAMES MUNROE, President pro tem of the Senate. Passed May 13, 1861. [No. 92.] AN ACT Prescribing the Rates of Taxation for- btate purposes, and to limit the levy of Local Taxes for the year 1861. Section 1. Be it enacted by the Gen eral Assembly of the Slate of Ohio, That mere snau oe levied lor the year 1861. in lieu of the taxes now authorized by law for the purpose herein named, on each dollar of tho taxable property, for tho ordinary expen ses of the state government, including tho expenses of the public benevolent institu tions and other charges on the general reve nne, ono and four-tenths mills on tbe dollar, Sec. 2. That for tho year 1861, tho levy oi local taxes on tuo dollar valuation of prop, erty subject to taxation for the several pur. poses hereinafter named shall not exceed tbe following rates, anything in any law to the contrary notwithstanding. COUNTY TAXES. For all connty expenses, road, bridge and poor purposes included, on such portion of tbo valuation. as does not exceed one m Uiion of dollars, eight mills ; and on such portion as exceeds this sum, two and one-half mills, SCHOOL TAXES. For the payment of teachers, pnrchaso of fuel, repairs of school buildings, and all gen eral and incidental expenses for the mainten ance of schools,, except for tho pnrchaso of sitesana tue, serection ol school buildings turee mills. PROVISO. It is hereby expressly provided iliat, the above limitations shall not includo any levies required to oe made to pay the principal or interest on me mnaeo aebt or otner existing debts of any county or school district, nor so as to prevent tne county commisssoners from levying any tax authorized by law to provide ior expenses arising out or tne mili tary operations of the conntrv: but such lev ies may be in addition to the limitations of this act. Sic. 3. This act shall take efleet and be tn force from and after its passage. P. HITCHCOCK, Speaker the House of Representatives JAMES MUNROE, President pro tem of the Senate. Passed May 18, 1861. [No. 93.] AN ACT To prevent the salo of intoxicating liq uors in the vicinity ot camps. Suction 1. Be it enacted by the Gen eral Assembly of the State of Ohio, That no person shall sell or expose for sale, or otherwlso dispose of In any way, or at any place at or within the dlstanco of two miles of any military camp in this State, any Intoxicating- Honor: nor snail any person be allow ed to keep any shop, booth, tent, wagon, or otbor carriage vessels or ooai, or any stana nr table, for tho salo of any spirituous or oth er Intoxicating liquors at such camp, or with in the distance or two raues ox tue same. Seo. 2. The provisions of the first seo- tlon of this act shall not be construod to pro rent persons in a city or village from carrying on any trade or business now authorized by to or law, at their regular places of business. Any person found guilty of commitlng a bre6h of the provisions of this acts'hall forfeit and pay for every such offense a fine of not less than ten dollars nor more than one hundred dollars into the treasury of the proper town ship, for the use 0f common schools; and any sheriff, coroner, constable, j'ustice of tho peace of the proper county, or a commission ed officer of tbe volunteer militia of this State shall, npon view, without warrant, ap prehend any person so offending, and seize all such liquors and the utensils or furniture containing tho same, and convey them, before soma justice of tho peace or mayor within tho county, and such justice or mayor, upon cemplaint, under oath, of the officer so ap prehending, or any other person filing infor mation, shall issue bis warrant of arrest which shall be served by any of the officers herein authorized to make arrests, and pro ceed to inquire into the truth of such accu sation, and if found true shall proceed to bind tho offender in such amount, not exceed ing five hundred dollars, as he shatf rWrrY proper, to answer at the next regular terra" of the court of common pleas of the nron'e county, to be proceeded with by indictment, tbe fine and costs to be collected as in other criminal cases: Provided, that if such offen der shall plead guilty, such justice or mayor shall affix tbe penalty and proceed to judg ment, and in such case he shall immediately issue an execution against the property and body of the defendant for tho fino and costs, unless paid or secured, and said defendant shall not be discharged until tho same are so paid or secured. oec. is. This act shall take effect on its P. HITCHCOCK, the House of JAMES MUNROE, President pro tem of the Senate. Passed May 13, 1861. Passed May 13, 1861. No. 75. AN ACT To provide for the creation and regulation oi lownsn'p Agricultural Societies. Section 1. Be it enacted bv the Gert- eral Assembly of the State of Ohio, That when any number of natural cersons at anr (ownsliip in the State of Ohio shall form an As sociation for the promotion of agriculture iri such township, and shall, under their lmn,l and seals make a certificate' and acknowledge" the same before a justice of the peace, fn wliich shall be specified the name of the society. tli objects of its formation and the townshin in which it shall be located .shall record the in the Bccorder's office of the proper county, such society shall be deemed a body corporate, with succeesion. and with power to itrie and Jit, sued, plead and bo impleaded, defend and be defended, contract and be contracted with, to make and use a common seal, and the same to alter at pleasure, and shall have power to pur chase an d hold, fee simplejor to1 rest or lease such real estate as may. be required as" a site for holding fairs, not exceeding twenty acres, aiVd to establish all necessary rules and regulations for the management of such' fairs and legitimate business of the society. Sec. 2. This act to take effect os and after its passage. P. HITCHCOCK. Speaker House of Representatives. Speaker House of Representatives. ROBERT C. KIRK, President of the Senate. President of the Senate. Passed May, 1, 1861. No 76. AN ACT. To protect the interest of Turnpikes and PJank. Roads. Section 1. Be it enacted by the Gen eral Assembly of the Stale if Ohio, That where a city, incorporated'town or village, has condemed or may herealter condemn, any por tion of nny turnpike or plank road r within the limits of any such corporation, it shall, be the duty of such city, incorporated town or village, to keep such portion of road, so condemned, iu as good condition or repair,as the charter of said road requires. Sec. 2. When any city, incorporated town or village, shall fail lo comply with the provis ions of the fii st section nf this act, tbe directors of said mail, by writ of mandamus, may" com pel said corporation-, to keep said portion' ot road in the condition, or repair' required by the charter of said road. Sec. 3. This act to be in force from and af-" ter its passage. P. HITCHCOCK, Speaker of House of Representatives, Speaker of House of Representatives, ROBERT C. KIRK, President of the Senate. Passed May 1, 1861. [No. 77.] AN ACT. To exempt from execution tne property of the Militia of Ohio, mustered into the' service of the United States. Section 1. Beit enacted by the Gen eral Assembly of the State of Ohio, That tho indmd--nl. real nnd personal property' of any person who may belong to tbe militia of thin btate, and who shall bo mustered into the actual service of the. United States under any requisition of the President, shall be, and the Mimo is hereby declared exempt, durinjr the time such person shall remain in the actual ser vice of the United States, and two months thereafter, from sale on any execution or order of sale issued on any judgement rendered by any of tho courts of this State: and the indi vidual personal property of such person shall also, for the period aforesaid, bo "exempt fron. the ley of execution, any law of this State td the.contrary notwithstanding. Sec. 2. This act shall take effect on its pas sage. P. HITCHCOCK, Speaker the House of Representatives. ROBERT C. KIRK. ROBERT C. KIRK. President of the Senate. Passed May 1, 1861. [No. 78.] AN ACT To prohibit Noles of non-specie paying Banks. Section 1. Be it enacted bv the Gen eral Assembly of the State of Ohio. Thai it shall be unlawful for aay bank, banker, bro ker, exchange broker, or Other monev dealer of incorporated company, in any manner to put in circulation, either directly or indirectly, tha notes of issue of aay bank or baakiag company whether in or out of this State, which notes shall not, at the time they are so put In circula tion, be. receivable at paf by tie bank, banker, broker, exchange broker, or other money deal er or incorporated compaDTso putUne tiesaine circulation, and redeemable at par, io gold silver coin by the bank or baa king compaiiy iesucing tho same; Sec. 2- Anv 1-ink. banker. hroE.'r.excLanir broker, or other money dealer or incorporated company,, that shall violate th provisions ;of first section of this act. shall forfeit and pay for each offense a sum of money equal to one-filth of the nominal value of the notes ao put in circulation contrary to the provisions ol this act, together with costs of prosecution, be recovered in an action ia the nane of tha State of Ohio, before nny justiee of the peace; court of common picas having jurisdiction; and all forfeitures recovered and collected nnder ibis act shall bo paid into the' treasury of the county in which the action is brought, for the of tho connty. Sec. 3. This act shall taka rfTf ami Ita iri force on and.aftsr the first tlav of June next. P. HITCHCOCK, Speaker the House of Representatives, ROBERT C. KIRK. President of the Senate. President of the Senate. Passed May 3, 1861.