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UUnkftj&a.ttii the most satisfactory manner. The following are the rates for Sheet llilla; W Sheet Bills, per 25...... i 00 . ..' 60 i SO i U ' .. ..100.. J. ft 00 ' i .'.. .. 2S..... I SO if 50 8 00 4 . ..100. 3 50 '..100 5 00 ollshoet .. ..TOO I 8 00 Qrdor will be filled at short notice, and upon the most rnasonableterms. " t35 Frintine of every kind, whether job work r advertislnir, Which Is dime for any association, society, public meeting or political party, will he charged to the person or persons ordering the same, who will be held responsible for payment. ... . - OBUNCEK A TlillinOKN, ' , :. . . 1 ' .Publishers and Proprietors. BUSINESS CARDS. PSRRYSBURQ MEAT STORE. ; JOIIIV O. HOFFMAN TT A3 removed his Meat Store to the building re 1 eentlv occupied by the Hardware Store, cm Louisiana Avenue. An excellent quality of Meat . isalwayskepton hand,ti whtchho inritesthe at tention of all lovers of a juicy Roast, or a tender ..Steak. '". Perrysburg, November , 1855. Sis .T TT. TIEin. Attorney - nt - E.a w, HAS resumed the practice of liis profession, Perryjbiirg.Ohio, where he will give promp t ill nil. bmmnl attention to ail legal ousiness entrusicu vu uis raire, Office in the Cuuryhouse Izt e, n.DODai . r. tvlr, - - - - Forrysburg jr. sryawt. - Prairie Depot n()l)(ii:, TYIGR A BRYANT, A ttormicvm at Law. l'errvsburc. Ohio. Particular attention paid to Conveyancing and Notarial Business. Also, for sale, large quantities of band in Wood and adjoining counties. izt WILLIAM II. JONKB JOHN A. 8HAN.S0N JONGS $ SHANNON, real; estate agents OFFICE OVKll KllEPS' STORE,: 46m ' 1 ' Ferrysbiirg, Ohio J. K. IIo Rn, Fremont. J. M. Hord, Perrysburg J. K. & j: M. HORD, ATl'OBNEVS... .Pcrrysburg, O. ' Office in Baird House. 3izt GEOBGE STUAIN, ATTORNEY. AT-LAW. Pkbbybbubo, 0.. v ttTT.T. attnnd to all business confided to his care . . W in the soveral Courts of Ohio. Military , Claims will receive particular attention. Also Insurance taken at reasonable rates. !. - OlBce New Hardware Building, up stairs, cor ner of Louisiana a, venue and Front street, lxi F. D. K. IIOLLENBEJK, rerryaburg, Wood County, O, Attorneys-at-Law j Notaries Publio j .'-.. ,. ' Conveyancers . Collecting Agents ; 11 Real Estate Agentshaving large quantities of wild lands, and many .improved farms, for sale ; Agents to Pay Taxes, and redeem land sold for ' taxes Also, to purchase lands and investigate titles. . ' : . War Claim Agents, To procure the back-pay and bounty due to rel atives of deceased soldiers ; To procure pensions for those entitled to them To procure for soldiers liberated from prison, commutation of rations while they were confined, Ac, Ac. ... Six r. a. 8LSVM. OKO. N. PARSONS. '-. SLEVIN & PABSONS, Attorneys and Counsellors at Law, and General Laud Agei ts. ' Land bought and sold ;. taxes paid i titles exam ined, &o. Extra bounty, local bonntv, back pay, pension, etc., promptly collected and i paid over., fif Office in the Auditor's room, at the Court house, Perrysburg, Ohio. 82m S3. DAVIS, : CIVIL ENGINEER, AND ' DEPUTY COUNTY SURVEYOR, WESTON, OHIO. . ' TTT0RK done with accuracy and promptness. W Orders addressed to OHice of Dodge A Ty- ler, Perrysburg, Wood County, Ohio, will receive prompt attention. . 1 S. W. CLAY, Attorney uii4Couist!lor-atL.nw Bowling Green, Wood County, O., v "TTTILIj promptly attend to all business placed in his bands. Notarial Business promptly attended to. - Special attention given to the Investigation of Titles and Conveyancing. 3U" INSURE 1 INSURE I insure wrrn the FIREMEN'S INSURANCE COMPANY, OF DAYTON, OHIO. THIS Company has fairly earned the right to solicit the patronage of the citixena of this county, having paid $4,700 iu Losses in the county . withia the last year. Rates as low as auy reliable Couapaay., Looses equitably adjusted and prompt ly paid. : J. A. SHANNON, Perrysburg, 0., 41 Oeaeral Agent for Northwestern Ohio. ' J. H. RHEINFRANK, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. , OFFICE Oyer the New Drug-Store of InBcho A Champney, on Louisiana Avenue. HT At night, will be found in Room O, at Nor ton's Exchange Hotel. lOzx JOHN A. SHANNON, Attorney and Counsellor-at-Law, OFFICE OVER KREPS' STORE, ' -m Perryaburg, Ohio t9Atteotioo given to the Collection of Soldiers' Claims. ' , iUt i ALGXANUEll BUOWJf, . ATTORNEY - AT - LAW, Perrysburg, Wood County, 0. - Offioa (n Sheriff's Room at tb Court House. .. Particular atteution given to Collecting, Convey aaciug aud N uril businsts. Vis MERCHANDISE. ANOTHER VETO! NOT OF CIVIL RIGHTS, CUT OF HIGH PRICES! Spring & Summer Goods Arriving weekly at the Store of A.G.Williains& Bro. We are now making purchases at the East that will enable ns to place before our customers one of the choicest stocks of Spring and Bummer Goods ever brought to this place, which we can dispose of at nnprecedentcdly low figures. Our stock is a large one and well selected, with a view to the special requirements of this section of the country, and we come before the public with the confidence that , we Can not be undersold; - It would be impossible to enumerate articlesond prices. To be appreciated they must bo seen, and an invitation is therefore extended to the whole community to call and see the beautiful style and quality of our STOCK OF DRY GOODS. Which embraces all the mnstdesirable qualities to be found in the market. LADIES' DRESS GOODS. We invite the examination of our lady friends to onr magnificent assortment of Dress Goods,amung which may be found ' Bilks, Empress Cloth, French Merinos, Poplins, Alpacas, English Merinos, Delaines, Calicoes, Ladies' Hats,. . Nubias, Breakfast Shawls, Lace Curtains, Clonks, Hoods, Ladies' Cloth, Shirtings, Sheetings, ,. Denims, &c, Ac. , GENTLEMEU'S WEA2. Ilats, Caps, Boots Shoes, Jeans, Satinets, Cloths, CassimercB, Batilngr, Carpetfl, Oil ClotliN, &c, Ac OUR STOCK OF CUTLERY, i ' GROCERIES, GLASSWARE, QUEENSWARE, SHELF HARDWARE, . YANKEE NOTIONS, &o IS FULL AND COMPLETE. Our Styles are the Latest! Our Prices the Lowest! A. 0. WILLIAMS & BRO. Perrysburg, April 2, 1868. ' 3z Agricultural Warehouse CROOK & FREEMAN. SHOVELS,' Spades, Scoops, Hoes and Rakes, in endless variety, of the heat qualttv, and at low rates, at CROOK & FREEMAN'S. THE BUCKEYE GRAIN-DRILL and GRASS SEED SOWER will sow all kinds of Grain and Grass-seeds in any desired quantities, with out change of bottom or gearing. It never bunch es or breaks the Grain. In Bhorr, it is the best Drill nnd Seed-sower In use. Sold at manufactu rers' prices, at CROOK di FREEMAN'S. BUCKEYE CIDER-MILL and PRESS, on hand aud for sale at CROOK A FREEMAN'S. SUGAR-CANE MILLS and EVAPORATORS. CROOK A FREEMAN. 1 ROCHESTER Flour City and Eureka Feed V) Cutters In store and For 'sale at reduced prices, at CROOK A FREEMAN'S. w OOD-SAWING MACHINES, best iu use, lor sale at manutacturers' prices. CROOK A FREEMAN. 1 JUMPS and Water-Drawers, in store and for sale at CROOK A FREEMAN'S. B EST quality of Nails, Glass and Sash can be bought cheap at UliOUK a, MilifcMAJTS. UNIVERSAL CLOTHES - (VRINGER. No Wringer can be durable without Cog-wheels, self-adjusting and adjustable. The best is always the cheapest. On band and for salo at CROOK A FREEMAN'S. VALUABLE REAL ESTATE FOR SALE. THE undersigned having established a Real Es tate Agency in Perrysburg, offer for sale the following Real Estate, situated in Wood County Ohio: An 80 Acre Farm, in section 29, town 4, U. S. R. Between 30 and 40 acres improved; orch ard three yearsold, containing 100 trees ; log house and good well j three miles from Perrysburg, on a good road. ALSO An Improved Farm of 100 Acres, in see tion 34, Plain Township ; 00 acres under cultiva tion, and nearly all uuder fence ; a large orchard, and good well, together with a good frame house and barn. ALSO A Farm containing 68 Acres, in same section, all under fence mostly Improved; orchard, good barn and large house, with good frame house in course of construction. ALSO The NE. of the Kj2. V of section 28, town 4, north of range 10 east. Quod House and Orchard. All under fence. UNIMPROVED LANDS. SO Acresj In section 4, CeiUr Township, well timbered with black walnut, white wood, Ac. SO Acres, in section 18, Liberty Township, prairie. 40 Acres, In section It, Hilton Township Lot No. 8. 80 Acres, In section It, Henry Township timbered. , ALSO 200 Acres in section II, Portage Township) heavily timbered, Twelveor fifteen cboioe TOWN LOTS, la Per rysburg. tJT The above Reattstate will be offered a low rates, on terms to suit the purchaser. HLEV1N A PAKSOSS, 4 Real Estate Agents, Perrysburg, 0. The Castalian Fount. THE "BOYS IN BLUE" ARE COMING. WRITTEN BY ROBERT HAWLEY. Thty art pnmtng, Andy Johnson a boat of Boys in Bloe Fresh from an hundred fields of war, the battle ' acaiTpa ana true; Not now with gleaming bayonet and roll of mar tial aruiu, But armed with ballots for the Right, ' Pac ful ranks they come, To shield tlie starry flag they bora from traitors' . bands anew) . They are coming, Andy Johnson a host of "Boys in wiuo." They are coming, Andy Johnson the loyal Boys tn Blue, ... From Maine and from New Hampshire, and the Bar State ever true: From the Ureen Mountains of Vermont and little Rhodv'a slioro: From the homesteads of Connecticut t lie hardy veterans rur, As late when flashing o'er the land the news of . . riuicter flew. They are oomiug, Andy Johnson tUe loyal Boys in uiue. They . are coming,' Andy Johnson the earnest llnys id Blue, From shop and mill, and forge and fluid the steadfast and the true, . The heroes of the Empire State, despite her re creant son, ' Who turns to shame and mockery the good deeds he has done,. To spurn to wrath the Hot false, the faithless jtaroH. U O. They are coming, Andy Johnson the oarnsst uoya in iuuo. They are coming, Andy Johnson- the vet'rane of the West, . ' : . i I From their grand prariea and their lakes the finest and the best: From the broad rivers whose strong waves bear joyous V the sea The treasures of a continent the tribute of the free, To speak once more in thunder tones, a People's liiirli behest! They are coming, Andy Johnson the vct'rani of i ne n est. l : ; Thoy are coming, Andy Johnson the freemen of the land, To save the pmo they won with blood from Trea son's eager hand ; From the White House to Lake Michigan they've heard your wanton speech ; ' To jeers and threats and curses loud this plain re hdoiiso tliev teach : "By the memory of Antietain and Lookout Mount ain high ; By the noble dead of Gettysburg, in honored graves wno lie j "By memory of Fort Donelson and Shiloli's bloody shore ; By memory of the Wilderness, and Vicksburg's cannon roarj ' ' By memory of Fort Pillow's slain by scenes we may not tell Of I.ibby and of Anderson, and many a rebel hell ; By those who full whuu Sherman marchud proudly - to the sea ! By those who swelled at Richmond the shouts of victory ; " By memory of the loved and lost of many a Northern home s By mothers', widows', orphans' tears, for those who ne'er may come; By memory of our Maityr Chief, by foul assassins Blain . ' NO REBEL BOKDE, KO TRAITOR BAND SHALL RL'LR Ol'H LANIl AGAIN I But traitors shall bo punished, and Treason odious made And woe to him, or high or low, by whom wo are neiruyea i - They are coming, Andy Johnson a host of Boys in Blue, Fresh from an hundred fields of war, the battle worn and true. Not now with gleaming bayonet and roll of martial drum, But armed with ballots for the Right, in peaoeful ranks thev come. To guard the starry flag thoy love from traitors' hands anew I They are coming, Andy Johnson a host of Boys in uiuei The September Flood. The Great Storm. Immense Destruction of Property at Dayton and Hamilton. Particulars of the Flood. Dayton. Wo gather the following incidents of the flood in and around Dayton, from the Jour naof Friday and Saturday, September 21 and 22 : The people of tho Miami Vulley awakened Wednesday morning to a realizing sense of the preaence of the most ' extraordinary flood ever known iu (he great Miami and iU tributaries the moru extraordinary, tutting the Reason into consideration. At 1 o'olock in the evening the water was two feet high er than the highest mark of 1847. The rain began to fall a little before I o'clock Monday afternoon, and continued incessantly until noon Thursday. There was then a cessation of a few hours, but at 6 o'clock in the evening it began to drizzle again, with a prospect of continuing. The river did not bogin to Assume alarming pro portions until Tuesday afternoon, when Mad river swelled out of its bunks, and the other tributaries of the Miami poured out immense volumes of water. From that time until 8 o'clock Wednesday morning the rise was ruurvelouuly rapid, and the danger of overflow in the pity was appa rent. The levee, fortunately, wus strong, and close examination gave appearance of safety, excepting in the northeastern part of the city, where the canal runs next to the rive. Men were employed to protect that point, but the rapid rise showed there was no escape, except in disaster to our neighbors in McPhcrson town. At nine o'clock the waters found their way over the levee protecting that place, and got vent in that way, thus relieving Dayton temporarily. In less than an hour McPherson was several feet under water, and the people barely had time to escape to the high grounds north aud west. In some cases women climbed trees with their infants. One mother, with three childreu in trees on her premises, was rescued by a boat. Another, ith her infant, was res cued from a tree alter long waiting, aud with great difficulty. We learn of no casu alties. Wednesday night the village was twelve feet under water. Spine of the frame bouses were swept from their four,, dations, aud out buildings went down the stream. About 8 o'clock the water came down with such force that McNally's stable was swept over aud carried along by the furious current, taking with It an out bouse and the fence belonging to llaslem. At this time all who were in the vicinity hastened into the two story brick house of Mr. Gram lich, close by, sixteen persons iu all, four women, five men and seven children, where they were shut up for two days and two nights, They had not a moment's time to provide food, and the little that was in the house was soon consumed. During Wed nesday night they ascertained how fast the water was rising, by means of a cord with a Weight attached to hold it to the ground. They thus measured their terror, until the water came up to the second story window, when, to their joy, the flood was stayed aud the water began to subside. 1 1 As ws have . said, their eniiiily of food was soon exbauMed, although doled out iu the umallest rations, and on Thursday morning young Hasleru and Ortiu took the r.ht " scow " they had secured by a rope from a window nt the rear of tho house, and ventured a short distance and secured few apples, and some grapes . which grew on the top of an arbor in the vicinity; and they got a little sack ot flour which happened to be in tho upper story of Has. loiu's house. They also secured a little wood from a high shed nearby, which gave them fire to cook cakos. mixed up iu the most primitive way. without suit or rising. On these thoy wero enabled to pinch out a subsistence Thursday and Thursday night. During lliursilay inoruui tliey hoard tho cries of a woman some distance away, and they went to a little house and took out a family who. was nearly famiahod. . The party of sixteen worw only riduased Friday morning, ou the subsidence of the llood. i. Most of the inhabitants of Mcrharson de serted the place when tho wator first began coming in. Of those who were cuUght there by the flood it is a mercy that Hone were drowned.. The' loss is largo, but we cannot approximate tho amount. The appearance of things in Dayton on Friday is thus described t ' ' From the summit of the ridgo In E isl Dayton there was a wide prospect of water in the valleys, and broad, broken pool about Bucktown. The corn in the fields, as far as the vision could be. reached, seemed to be standing up iudeliauce of the llood, wlncu gave hope ot good harvests yet. . At tho head ot the hydraulic there was a wide crevasse, and from that point down to Spinning's corner, where the elbow of the canal jogs the side of tho rtver, there was an indiscriminate mass of drilt, lumber, stoves, barrels, bridge-timber, shingles, hen coops, out-!ionses, and frame shops of va rious dimensions. At Barney, Smith k Co.'s railwav car factories, everything wus still afloat. Great piles of lumber were jostled out of place some of them upset, and thousands of planks and sticks of timber were jammed into massivo rafts. They had 3,000,000 feet of lumber stacked on their, premises before the flood, and we judged the most of it was still laying around promiscuously iu that vicin'tv. ' Davis & Gov's flax factory premises were also demoralized, and covered with other peoples Unit, with some of tlii'ir own. J. it. Pitts & Go's Agricultural works were in like condition, but still floating. At Iho lower edge of liuuktown, there was a maze of cooper staves and lumber, but tlio shops wrro not in their wontod places. Going down to the elbow of the canal, imicn ot evuryiuiug mat was puintnaruy carried off on . Wednesday, was found jammed together liko the great Red river ratt, pressed to the bottom of the canal, and piled in masses six or eight feet high. Just below there wus a counterpart of tins speotaclo, piled up against Second street bridge, and so at Third street bridge, where the programme was variou by a wrecked canal boat, a ripped up street trees on the Bide walk bent and broken and the Cooper Park converted into a re ceptaclo for all manner of drift. I'm suing the corn-He of the canal to the Main street crossing, tho same features were visible. Along this lino (hero was some damage to the streets where ihe' torrent burst over the canal banks, and some of the frame ton ements abutting on tho canal were roughly thumped by passing timbers. Above Jefferson street the torrent made a clean breach in a direct line, and took the pit a8an t dwellings along the route In Hank, ripping up the fences, and utterly laying waste the pretty gardens the women had tenderly nurtured through the season. TUe mam force of the current struck Bulz's corner at the foot of the bridge embank ment, and seriously threatened tha house, but only tha pavement was torn up, and a few cart loads of gravely washed out. At Sixth stroet, the embankment on the woBt side, leading to the change bridge, was out clean and carried away, tho bridge going too. The volume of water which rushed through this channel was ter feet deep, and about one hundred foet wide. It rushed through with savage force and wild tumult; but it threatened more than it destroyed, A few thousand Collars . will cover all the loss it caused to property. .. There was no water between tho , canal and Filth street in Oregon, the canal bank proving a substantial fender to that part of the cily. The property owners on Fifth were crowing about thoir dry land. Just below Fifth, however, there was consider able dampness. Over in South Dayton, west of the canal, the people were afflicted early. The water was seven feet deep in a large proportion of the houses, and those who took refuge with their more foi tuuate neighbors, were cleaning np.. The residents of Second street were on the whole more fortunate than those south of them. The water took possession of perhaps ono-third of their houses. The rest escaped. The first floors of the three dwellings next the leveo were fifteen inch es above water. As all had ample time to prepare, none suffered loss. The same may bo said of First street. AhwW.e Wator street, adjoining the levee, a lot of one sto ry cottages were victimized aud the pooplu sought the two-story dwellings of their more lucky friends. - ITEMS AND INCIDENTS. We have already spoken iu detail of the damage sustained by parties in different portions of the city, as fully as we have been able to get the Information. Else where the losses are estimated. The railway bridgo across the canal at a xth street was not damaged so mucu as was at first believed. ' Tha Change bridge, at Sixth street, was not only swept away, but the abutmonts were torn out aud the embankment and a portion of the west abutment of the new iion bridge across the upper canal were also washed out. The southeast wing of the Jefferson street stone bridge is under mined, and a portion of it will have to be rebuilt, but the expense will be trifling. The basement of the Episcopal Church was filled with water. A large number of Sunday School books were damaged, and the new floor was bursted from the sills and floated. The damage will be not more than 8100. Tho basement of the St. Clair street Pi es bytcrian Church was also filled, aud a new carpet badly soiled, and the floor sprung. We did not hear the damage estimated. The press room' of the I'eleiCopa was filled with water, and their presses and ma chinery submerged. Of course the damage will be considerable. The publishers ex pect to be able to get out the paper next week on time. The Empirt press room was also flooded, and as the presses are not accessible, and will not be until the water sinks bt.low the level of tho floor, it will probably be some days before the paper will be issued. The new bridge over Mad River at Harsh man's was carried away Wednesday night. It was Only recently completed, and was one of the beet bridges iu tha eouotit Numerous small linn.0A.'fchda. etc . went I down the river during the flood. On a numoor of tnese were ctuckotia. A email house passed down on Wednesday evening with a cow looking out of a window, ami a couple of hogs standing in h door way. LOSSES OF PUBLIC PROPERTY. The loepoa to the hydraulic canal and railroad a cannot be estimated, but in tho city of Dayton they are comparatively light. The coat to the city of Payton of repairing linages, streets ami the leveo, will not cer tainly exened $30,000. - Ia us examine t The levee is broken above Spinning's, two snmll gaps ; a small bridgo across the river at Kenwee street, already repaired at o cost ol UU. l lie worn nut brnige noross Water street; the old Chaniro bridice on Sixth street, and a common plank bridge across the hydiaulio nt the east end et First streot, nro all tho bridges that were lost. First street bridge was damaged aemewhat, and one of the abutmonts of JelTurson street bridgo was slightly injured. The roadway from the levee to the new bridge Is washed away, and the Third street roadway is a'sn damaged. Itesides . those injuries, the streets in a Tnw places have boon lorn uji a little. ' We think any intelligent contractor would lie gl i t to take the oontraot to put bridges, road wavs and. streets in first rate order for S.iO.OOO. We understand that (hero are minor losses that cannot be reported for publication, but we think our estimates will more than cover all of them. . Here is the ; , . ! SUMMARY. Amines l.rmel $125,000 Domestic Iiosses T5.000 Public I.-ines (excepting canal, railroads and hydraulic J aV.OUO Grand total ,..-$250,000 Hamilton and Vicinity. The Cincinnati TWis publishes the fol lowing description of th condition of af fairs in and near Hamilton up to Fiiday vetting i The wator around Hamilton was three ! feet higher than was ever before known. On the loft bank of the river the houses worn generally above high water mark, though a few suffered severely ; but or, the opposite shore houses, mills, tan-yards, and other buildings Buffered noverely the water reached the sreond-story windows of many of them so that now,-with the subsiding waters, they present a uiout dolo ful spectacle. , . i ., Tue loss to tho private citizens) 'will be very large, and will reach many thousands ol dollars, though, as yet, no very correct estimate, on that score can be made. All communication across, the river between the two parts of town, except over tho railroad bridge, is cut oil, aud the trade' of the town is in about the ttuttcsVcoudition one can imagine. , 1 . Tho old bridge was a solid structure built nearly half a century since, when tim ber was loss Boaroe and lumber. Ict-s costly toun now ; no pains were spared to give it that quality so desirable, durability ; und to show how fur the managers succeeded, it is only necessary to state that up to this week it has defied, tho floods und drifts and wear of neuily fifty years, and was appur ently ns solid the day before it foil as tho day after it wag completed.' ' i Nor is it piohablo that it coul l be suc cumbed to the flood alone this timo ; but trees and drift-wood innumerable, and two largo bridges curried away from above, struck it in the center, aud so shattered it that it croaked and shook ; but still it held out till a large Bycamore tree camo swinging down the current, ami struck one of its ends against tho pier in tlio center of the stream, and shattered it so badly thut a few hours after the structure fell, and was swept away by tlio current. How the Connorsville Railroad bridge, which was locatod but a little below the wreck, escaped destruction, we cannot un derstand ; but it did escape, not only de struction, but serious injury. The ombaukment belwueu Hamilton and the river, on the Dayton lloud, was terribly cut up. For several hundred feet it was carried away ; but with the usual energy which characterizes Mr. McLean and his assistant, Mr. Williams, the whole g p will be liled by this afternoon. Over a hun dred men were at work all l ist night, and gravel and rock trains wore running con tinually. Borne ot the men wero wading in wator thrco or four feet deep at six o'clock lust night, but this morning all were on high dry land oi.ce more, , By this gapconnection with Hamilton was completely broken. An engine which fortunately lay at a littlo station this Bide ol E k Creek, sjrved the workmen north of the break, and when reorossing for them to ko from it to Hamilton,' they were com pelled to lido a considerable distance in a skill. , , In the evening, Ihe engine referred to was run up to tho Elk Ii'ver bridge, a short distance this side of Middletown.. The road, as far as the bridge, is in perfect con dition i but that structure is so badly dam aged that several days will be required tp repair it. llowevor, trains will run regu larly along the road, commencing this after noon, and transferring passengers ' aud freight over Elk River. Hundreds ot families along the bottom have been bankrupted. Those who own the land have the soil, and that alone,' left and can repair the injuries they have sus stained ; but ths renters, and they are many, have lost everything. We heard of a great many who, iu the desire to accumulate a handsome profit, invested the last dollar they had iu their summer's crop, aud now it is completely destroyed. One instance, of which we learned all the particulars, will serve to illustrate the con dition of hundreds of families in the valley. A German named Detsler last year rented a large farm about two miles below Hamil ton, and by dint of industry and energy he raised a handsome crop of wheat some four hundred bushel all of which helia t stored away in sheds, ready to bo threshed, and upon which he relied for money to bear the expense of his summer's labor, and to day not a grain of it is left him. But this was not all. Ho had on his farm one hun dred and fifty hogs, and many acre ot Hue Corn with which to feed them; but to-day not one of tho whole number of his swine is alive, and his corn is utterly destroyed, leaving the unfortunate Detsler a bankrupt. But his lot is not harder than huudrond of others. Within sight of the railroad, above Ham ilton, stood an old bridge knowu as " Ox bergex's," because it led to a mill owned by a man of that name. It has stood many years, bilt was carried away by the flood last Friday, and it was one of those which struck the Hamilton bridge and aided in its destruction. The Middletown wagon-road bridge was likewise carried away, and was one of the aids in destroying the Hamilton structure. It was a heavy and substantial work. A large number of bridges over small streams on both aides of the Miami wero deslroyeil) and culverts innumerable over small branches are among the things that were. Tub Indians are troublesome on the plain and threateu to become still more o. Political. RALLYING SONG OF THE "GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC." BY E. W. H. ELLIS, OF INDIANA. The following song waa snn(f amid great ap plause at a meetiag of the Indiana delegates dur ing the reoeat Pittsburg Soldier' Courentinn tj I. There's a mighty army gathering throughout the East and West, With banners gaily flaunting, they speed along with ist. and the motto they are shouting, " We light for ine I oppreaseu As we go mareliing on 1 CilOBVS Olory, glory, hallelujah, dte. II. Thtlr ranVa are Ailed with heroes, who fought iu deadly trilo. To shield the Constitution, and say the nation's hie From the maddened rebel's fury and the basu as i sassm kuilu. . As tlipy went aiarcliing ou I III. From the gory fields of battle, from the mountain and the plain. Whore the wood and nicks are bhiililng with the blood of kindred slain, They come with arms victorious to battle onee again, As they go marching oa I IV. Tbay have sworn upon the altar of their country and their Uod, uy the spirits or the gallant dead who sleep be neath tho sod, . Thoir neck slinll never bow agnlu beneath the Op pressor's rod, As they go marching oa I V. They have sworn with hand uplifted upon the bended knee, They ne'er will ground their arms again till all mankind are free. Aud every tougue once niauaeled shall shout for laoorty, , i At they go marching on I V. VI. Tho glorious hour U coming, the day is drawing ulgli, ' . 1 When Slavery and Oppression shall lay thom down an l Hie, Aud Universal Freedom shall be echoed through the 5ky, ,, As tliuy go marching on I VII. Then join tho Union Army, the gallant, brave and live, The young- and old, the veteran, and this your motto be ,i ' The land tro love is Fruciloui's laud the land of . Liberty I" . . i. As e go marching ont 1 A Soldier's Widow Answers President Johnson. The Philadelphia Pycss publishes tho following lettor, addressed To Mr. Andrew Johnson, President of , the United State of America: Dbab Sin: In the speech delivered by you at Cleveland, Ohio, on your way to Chi cago, and which, 1 suppose, was reported correotly, you ask : ", Who made greater sacrifices in the war than I T ' Who suffered more than 1 1 " ic. Now, I take for grunted that to these questions you expect, from fconiti quarter, a reply, or you would not have propounded them. Ho far us my knowledge extends, up tQjhis time, no one has uttdt rtakon tho task. Therefore, I uiy self, although but a very humble woman, Bi-arcoly known leyoud the street I live in, will venture to furnish an answer. And when 1 have done so, I w.ll submit to the just judgment of the world whether, on tho soore ol " sufferings '' and '' saci ificcs " (if there ba nothing e!so), your claim to pop ular sympathy an I up1 ort bear any com parison to mine. , bo'ore the rebellion, sir, I hud a husband, kind, loviiig, industr'ous, economical, who, for myself aud our four little ones, made comfortable provision. Ourhnun was tho abwle of peace and plenty. What has bo come of hiinT Ho was sturved to death at Aiidersouvillo, and that by the chivalrio " mon whom your " policy " would fain re store, without repentance, to the head of our Government. Since then I have been tying my best to earn bread for my little ones by plying the needle. At times, when that kind of employment has failed mo, I have been obliged to stand, from oarly morn till night, over the wash-tub. I had two brothers, steady' man, kind and gener ous. Had the rebellion lelt them as it found thorn, pinching poverty I should have never known.' A 'a I alas I one of them perished from expo u o and want ou Belle It-land, and the other had bis right arm taken ol! by a rebel shell at Antietain. Ho cannot assist nr. Tho privations a:id hardships I have had to endure have so shattered my own health and strength that 1 feel at time unable even t endure the fatiguo of plying the needle. So tint, except my' trust in a merciful God.- I have sacrificed for my oouiitry, my all husband, brothers, house, homo, living and I am cast, a beggar, on the cold charily of the world. And all this I owe to the Southern slaveholders, and to their iniquitous attempt to murder my be loved country, a they did murder my hus band and my brothers. Now, Mr. Johnson, since you invito a comparison, what have you Buffered t Ex hibit pour scars, and wounds and bruisos I Did you lose a log or an arm, or Were you even bo much us scratched or bruised T Where is the blood you shed t Would it stain a white cambric pocket haudkercheif f How much property did you loe T Why, if report speaks truu, during most of tho time of the war you were living on the" fat of the land," in Nashville, out of harm's way, protected as you were, by Union bay onets. Out of Uncle Sam's ovoillowing commissary stores you drew plenty to eat and' to drink tho best of meats, and, what was of still more consequence to you, the choicest of liquors. Add to this your hand some salary as Military Governor. Then tile great Union paftyi whom you have since so fouilj betrayed, made you Vice President, with a salary of 88,000 per an num. Then, to crown it all, John W.Ikes Uooth ma le you President, and there you are yet, to tho tune of-9'J.1,000 a year, with " fixins." Th rebellion found you, I loaro, comparatively a poor man. Now you aro rich, with a sound body, not to speak of your mind, whose soundness is not so cer tain. You, Andrew JohnsoPj talk ol your sac rifice and your sufferings, and rjhajldugea coin par inou. Ji'ie. fio upou you 1 by, sir, upon that score I ought to be America's Queen, and you ought to bo sweating over the wash-lubl And now. sir, are your questions au to who suffered more than you, who sacrificed more than you by reiaoii of the war, answered? 1 did, sir, and I know hundreds of poor women, tossed from the bights of affluence; into the vale of penury and want, who have Buffered and sacrificed ten tltousand tirno more than you, and are making I o ostentatious parade ol it, either. Yours respectfully, MARY JANE CATHERWAITE. A Soldier's Widow, and the mother of four fatherless children. PHILADELPHIA, September 7, 1856. [Communicated.] HURAW! HURAW! HURAW! Wev Met the Enemy on Theif Own Ground & Whipt Em. Tou no, my boy, that I haul tit to jot! sens our cuiiveimhun up hear in August. i o iiiiMi-rtiNJK ii minimal iuo aouin nuip- tniahiner on onr aid, you no, and got awful whipt. which luck the tuk,- ut of me, no that I hndent tin hart to rite, and had glii bp" i.eor about it, the ige of ever eeein them air . knwnty bildms up onto that feir.riol in wl thair iiiagt siik msgesty, except in imagina Blum, and had nrer about completed air rangemeiitn to sel them air town lots " at eny kost"aud kwit thin Far pla and this ear ungrattul pepel in disgust. Hut that air convonshun down 16 Peris- . burg put nil lit into me, notwithslandin WB was n Inl beet on the vot, and our cheer man had to declar the tiominanhiin for us know matter we got our man and that wart it grate victory. I cant tel you all we sed and did goin hum or nftor we got thar.ho we luirawed for our man. and our cheer man; how much bier we drunk at nito, or how . lata we sot up kontrivin how to inuko the! most ov our victory, nor how we agreed to give thirty seven and a haf sons a pc.s td hir that air Fiuly man to stump tho kowntyi Wei, sur, the thing is awl fixt niy boyi the kownty si at is goin to move, and in my imaginashuii, i se the follerin result that is goin to result when the sed removal removst lstly. It wil plus us awl on an ekwal. Now when I go to tho kownty AoirT and meat my fiends from Miltun or Westun of Wushintun or tho west part of Liberty of Plane or from Troy or Freduin or Lak, t an when I meet urn at the kownty Beet and tha go to shake hands with mo thn'l look sort rt shi down lo my botes and puiils awl mud, aud to thair shiny butoa and cleen pants, and thou up into my red fuse, and then aa, how Mrs. Jumper and all tho lectio Junipers, ami, I'd sa, awful iniidy, and torible ruf, cos I'd have that abominabcl old plank rode iu my mind. Now when wo git tho sect to thitt pla and tha all cum here, tha wont so my intidy but nor pants nuther, fur Wei awl bo ekwal in the -mud together. Uv koi'Bi wo expect every body to vote for ua pit that skor, , 2nulv. It'll save ns the trubel nnd expens uv Inldin a rode out to stun whare. Yoil no my boy, when we had the good plank rode that tho townships bilt for tlB td tt)d we dident see the grate injustis uv makin awl them sutlieunrs go to Purisburg to pa thair taxis and sich, and we never franco askt the pnpul to vot tho kownty Beet Id this plus, Itnt now sur its imposibel near about it, to git awa from hear and it'! cost us BUlliiu to bild a rodo to somwhar, bo jus t is demands that cvry body be kninpold to cum here, and then suiubodyll be apt td bild a rode to bore, and that'l be okwal jug. ti fur us ; uv kors we expect evry body td vot for us on thai skor. ' 3dly., It'l kwiot the pepel uv tho hoi kownty, Tognny, Portig und Nurocliistorf awl expect to bo kownty Boots Bum da, (Mid the Bowth tear uv townships, or leastwise sum on urn, are lookin for a cliuns to bo set ol to Fluty, whar thave a good rode, and the fok down to Fostory are lookin for a nil kuunly with Fostory for the sect.' Not1 onr project will sotel all them kwcBtshiiiis' to wonce, and fat ever j ut kor Wo' eSpecl awl thorn foks to vot for uh ou that Hkor.. 4thly. If we git the kownty soet wo will remove the cleXshun of Plane townfjnp down to hear. Weve bin triin that air lor 25 yeors, but them air fellers ovor West and north, skowld and sed luk out How flit' your1 bred and butter, if you want them offiscB youd beter not muva tha leckshuu ; so uV kors we dident, Wonce the kownty see t ' hear, and the entry grdsfoa and ex try Infers to keep urn goin will ennhol ns to sucksfjd to our hurts kontunt. Of kors we expect awl them air fullurs that died the effect of lickcr on our lexshuu to vot lor roliioval oil that skor. Bthly, It will enable the chargln nv1 an extra kwurter for enryin foks to and from the kars. Uv kors every body will vot lot us on that skor, , . Now, ttty boy, it in very evvedent that them is sum nt the results, that goin to result fram removal, and if anybody im ngiuze that wo aiutgoin to bild tlio bildinB bnlor the lekshuu, let him nolo the reel we huv manilesled iu tuwkin, about stun rode: to Tonny Hulprary and Purisburg, and if en body it, alia id that the bildina that W8 shall bild will not bo an onor to our town atid Iho kownty for at least a liumlredydef to cum (you se thats poetiku!) let him kum aud lake a look at our churches, our ekoob house, our hotels nnd our Btnrs, nnd otbef public bildins andthen see if Urn talent and tast displad in Ihciunr aiut ekwal to eny JUNIPER JUMPER. P. S. Yon needoht put thiaenr onto yonf paper, kos if yon do otir editor may git tor se it, and think wer a ftateiin oh him. t jest want to tel you, weer got a feller thats est Billed to eny work. . Our work is pokoolyear, and we hud to have a pekooK v year sort of a feller to do it. Them fellers that com here fust cudnt begin, tha tried hard entlf, deal' nns, but tha cudeut do if. Then sum uv our foks trido it, and found out tha cudent sucksed, and then we had me tii, and it was voted that the edditur, wot was, nv the Dimecralio Toledo' Record wus the man fur us, and must be sekoorVf at eny kost, and aint he a snorter ? I tel you lies sucksoedin to a T. Fur itist ins onr pekoolyear situation de mauds that we shod sa, and sa as if it was tho trootli, that its costin thonsans every yoer to keep otir old koilnly bildinB' In re par. We no it don't, but then it lias to bo' sed ; our pekoolyear situashuu demands it. Aud then our pekoolyear nituashun de mands that the story be told that, fhe old! kort house wan jest fallin down neai about it, and it must be told jest us if it Were the)' trootli, we no it aint.; 'vo no we Went down! thair tho l'Jlh enmass, to git our nrm hoiui nated and krouded the old bil Jin alrllost tr ajim, and never won of v.s thot of beiti iiii-aid, y it this story must be told; oxtf pekoolyear nituashun detnans it. And then our pekoolyear situashun de mands that we shud especially sa that wo can and will bild the knunly bildins with out eny kost to the kounlyf we no .wo kant nor wont. We koodent we wodeni, ke,ep the old plank rode in repar, when IU' townships hud hilt it for ns j we kant, nor woitt, bild a dom-tit rode to your tow li or to eny other plas that will let u out, nor wo wont help, nor slno B petishun lo have a stun rode bilt by a tax ; for us, w wont do iiothin but tawk and yit liatair storj" siukt bb T.ii.u ; our pekoolyear situasiuiii demands it. While lookin Over our if vucute, and observiu the pekoolyear adapta sliun of our editor, fur onr pekoolveaf work, I ofen think uV a story Ci louel Esty used to tel, when stilinpiii) for Chttrly Uill when he was ruiinin for Senator. He sed that a Fremont Dimekrat lawyer, was mak- iu a speech one hlte, and told walloper, and then akt what do yon think uv that sura! An old Bkoshmin jumped tlp( Btui sa he, I think sur. that if you aud 1 word to slump this konuty together, wo kud tell more lies between this and Irxshun day than eny other tU tneli In Sandusky' koilnly and I Wodent say a word neither. J. J. J. J. Bolin Green Sept. 20 1856.