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TiinftSDAYSEPT 19,187. REPUBLICAN STATE TICKET. FOB 8ECBETABY OF STATE, MILTON BARNES, of Guernsey. FOB SUPREME JUDGE, WILLIAM WHITE, of Clarke. OB BOA ED OF TCBL1C WORKS, GEORGE PAUL, of Summit. District Ticket. For Congress, JONATHAN T. UPDEG RAFF. County Republican Ticket. For Probate Judge, JAMES F. TALLMAN. For Sheriff, 3 VMUEL HILLES. For Commissioner, THOMAS A. WELSH. . For Infirmary Director. . JOSEPH OOWGILL. For Survcj or, CBALKLEY DAWSON.. For Coroner, TITOMAS GARRETT. JUST a quotable JfereMthw!?1D eold and greenbacks, and tbtb all. And yet there are a lot of people out of adujct iuo' .iw,) thn noun straight jaciceia vlnf we can't resume. Friday was very destructive of railroad Jrojert Jin the7 washout of culverte knd tbe carrying away of bridges in the interior of Ohio, Wert Virginia and Virginia. -- A Communist aud labor agitator of the true Kearney atripa is elected in r. CTWariUirlet:and now there Is danger of a tailor of the same class oi politics, being elected by the Nationals in Speaker Randall's district. IS SepteSr7i876rGreenback ersol Maine cast 5 jotea. In the following November they P"?633' in September, 1877, 5,206. and in March 181,13,000. At Tuesday's election last week about 85,000. Thk Secretary oTthe Treasury has poltnhe&ue of silver dollars In S 'or United. States notes wthoriLd by a recent order me doubt having arlseu tt.T?J be in entire accordance with the re 8umpUon law before the 1st of January It Governments ran make absolute money ont of paper or cabbage leaves, wS yworkat7l'l? Let rnent furnish the money, and the free American citizen sit under his vine fud flg tree and make the ; kind his hewers of wood and drawers oi ' wLSSr. If we aresoverelgn, let us be sovereigns. tan, umiuir""- " J il'rTHi of Destilence. the people of Louisiana are not forgetful o politics. ThO Nationals have deter -mined to place Gen. Beauregard at the head of their State ticket, in opposition to Major E. A. Burfce the tegular Democratic nominee, and Repub icans who still have any desire to vote, are lefttoUke their choice between -the two evils. The negro vote, "solid,", la said to be pledged to Beauregard. The Nationals ln their important nominations have a strange fatality for hitting upon persons who belong to the very class that tbey affect to denounce -The bloated bondholders. The Na tional candidates for Congress in Ohio aVeeneVally men of large wealth who have made their .ecumulations by shaving notes and charging enormous rates of interest, and who evenjiow cling to their national bank snares as tenaciously as Ben. Butler to his registered government bonas. The Story of the Figures. Albany (N. Y.) Evening Journal.] The 'vote of the three parties in Maine last year and this year compares about as follows: " lk . 1S77 KSl IVHHiumw. ,u - u..,t.lina in 1878........ -. rhof h nothinz in that which Re- lii n.m n a noon IMfl 1 mil auvui shows a party of undiminished organ iirtn nf firm faith and steady ranks Greenbackers in 1877....... -268 n-olw.i.r, in 1878 ..... S0,UW HCCUMW"' ; Thia is a ereat gain. It Indicates the Bpread of the discontented element and points to the danger which is b.- orethecouutry. manes ic t financial chaos an Imminent reality. Democrats in 1877 oaana Democrats in 1878 2S-m Here Is where the laugh comes ln foreverbody but the Democrat. A lo of nearly 15,000 In a single year on inincreased vote! 'A real loss, coslder Imr the totals, of about 20.000, or nearly h,lf the whole party! The figures show, not that the Im ocrats gained anything by dallying with laise trinea. but that the Greenbackers swallowed the Democrats, We trust the people will examine ttnd study these figures. They em body a great deal of meaning. Demo cratic papers are respectfully requested to publish them conspicuously. Now that we are within three weeks of the election it is a fact worth notic ing that the Democrats have not been able to find the slightest flaw in the character or capacity of the men upon the Republican State ticket. Their records are spotless, and their ability to well discharge Me duties of the offices for which they are named is beyond question. Milton Barnes, who heads, the ticket, la now f .tm pleting his . rrt i 11 ... - c.. o If la martni -pnprl rp- mark that the office was ..wer bttter managed, and that the important statistical reporjtswhlch it Issues.Jwere never before out in such a correct, full I . nunkAnatKlA oka r0 T tA,TC - White, the candidate for the Supreme jurists, and the wisdom of re-electing him to the position he is now filling an well Is too apparent to call for moment's disca-elon. ueorge raul has, besides honesty end general in telligence, a special qualificatson for the Board of Public Works, and one which has been, unfortunately, very rare in that body in time past he is trained and experienced civil engineer, . with ideas about canal management that are not merely theoretical, lioth . Barnes and Paul have excellent war records, the former having served in arm v and the latter in the navy. Not a word can be truthfully said, and in net not a word has been Bald, against the moral character of the candidates. The personal worth of all three seems to he conceded ny meir most partisan i. Cleveland ueraio. Speech of Hon. L. Danford. [CONTINUED FROM FIRST PAGE.] the present time or in the past, is not occasioned by any want of money. 1 refer you to one fact, bince the pas sage of the act authorizing four per cent and four and a half iter cent oonds of the United Slates, there have been taken by the people two hundred and fifty millions of four and a half per cent, and one hundred and forty one millions of four per cent bonds. The rate of interest has declined in the eounty of Belmont from one and a oalf to two per cent. There was money ! enough last year to move the vast grain I crop from the West to the East, and at good figures; and there is money enough to move it this year at fair prices. But now I come to the figures. 1 believe that 1 can show from a state ment inade by the Secretary of the Treasury in 1865, and the last statement of Sec Sherman, that there is more cur rency now in circulation and ready to be put in circulation by the policy of the Republican party, by two hundred mil lions of dollars, than there was in 18o5. I shall begin with the last statement of the Treasury. The outstanding legal tender notes amount to 346,681,016; National bank notes to $324,514,284; the remaining outstanding fractional currency to $16, 652,690; coin in the Treasury $238,420, 609.57; (this includes, as I understand it, subsidiary coin); coin in the bands of the banks about $16,000,000; coin in the hands of the people about $110,000, 000. These figures, except the last, are taken from official statements, and the amount of coin in the hands of the peo ple is the estimate of Senator Morrill, made more than one year ago. These figures aggregate $1,052,268,699.57. As will be seen more than one thousand millions of dollars, and this money the policy of the Republican party, by the first of January next, if not earlier, will be available as currency with which to do the business of the country; more currency upon its face, than we have ever had at any previous period in the history of the country. In 1S65, taking into account $193,756,080 of compound interest notes, and $42,438,710 of the one and two year notes of 1863, the to tal amount of the currency aggregated $983,318,685.76, nearly $69,000,000 less than the amount now circulating and ready to be put in circulation. This was the very largest figure that it ever aggregated upon its face-at any one time, and $24u,000,000 of this was really not currency. But the value of this currency, including these compound interest notes, averaged dui ui iu cents to the dollar, and the entire $983,318,685 76 had an actual value, as compared with coin, of but $692,256,-" 354.77, while the currency that we now have was worth on the first any oi me present month 99 cents on the dollar, and this morning 99 J; the aggregate depreciation on our present currency of more than a thousand millions, be ing but a little over five millions of dollars. And by a little perseverence, a little longer holding on in the right direction, and In the language of the Democratic party of the State of New York, "taking no steps backward," in a few months it will be worth 100 cents to the dollar, and we will have, from actual figures made at the Treasury Department, available as currency, over 1,000 millions of dollar, every dollar worth 100 cents, being, estimating our population at 46,000,000, $2175 per capita. And shall we turn away from this fair prospect? Shall .we go back ever the long weary years of struggle and disappointment in order to gratify the visionary schemes of men who want to try "absolute" or ,,'fUt" nion ey? ' . - ' I don't believe that the .leaders of this movement desire to see the green back equal to gold. I dont believe tbey desire to see the money nf Lin coin, and Chase, and Thadeus Stevens the money of the Republican party that was brought forth in those dark days, in doubt, and with fear and trembling, launched upon the country as an experiment. I don't believe they want to see it redeemed in gold and silver. I don't believe they desire to see the promise written upon the face of the greenback and deferred for six teen long years, made good. I believe they want to deal a little longer in the calamities of irredeemable paper cur rency. Mr. Ewing, early in the extra session last October, introduced a bill repealing the Resumption act. That bill was passed by the House with a substitute offered by Mr. Fort. It went to the senate, and there, alter discus sion, it was amended, and on the 19th day of June, the very day Lefoiead journment, it came up in the House of Kf preservatives lor action, rnese gen tlemen had learned by this time, Mr. Ewing and those who acted with him. that the Senate of the United States would not agree to repeal the Resump tion act.- The Senate sent the House this amendment, which was to strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert the following: "That from and after the passage of this act. United States notes shall he receivable the ?ame as coin, in payment for the four per cent bonds now authorized bv law to be issued, and on and after October 1. 1878, said notes shall be receivable for duties on imports." This amendment came from the Senate to os. It was an amendment that a great many gentlemen have for years believed would make the legal tender dollar as good es gold. THE GREENBACK DOLLAR. a a I have had the proposition thrust in my face for ten years at least, "Why don't you make your greenback dollar good for all purposes? Why do you discredit it by saying that it shall not be receivable tor duties on imports? Here was a proposition at last to do away with this discrimination against the legal tender money. We were call ed upon to face that proposition in the closing hours of the session. The vote was taken, and the ayes were 140 and the U'tes 112. And it requiring a two thirds vote to pass the amended act under a saspension of the rules, the bill was Ion. And now while it w.e per fectly consistent tor the hard money Democrats of the iist.Ilike Hewitt and others of his way of : thinking, to vote against the bill, yet, to the sur prise and even astonishment of very many who believed in their honesty and good faith, every one of the seven Democrats trom Ohio voted against the bill voted against making the legd teuders receivable for custom duties and the four per .cent bonds. Another proposition of a similar character was offered in the House, as substitute for the same b 11, by Mr. Hubbell, of Michigan, as early as the 23J of November last. It was "that so much of section 3 of an act to provide for the resumption of sjecie payments, approved January 14th, 1875, as pro vides for the redemption in coin by the United States of all legal tenders out standing on the first day of January, 1879, embraced In the clause of said section of enid act in the language fol lower, to wit: "And on and after the first day of January, 1879, the Secreta ry of the Treasury shall redeem in coin the United Slates legal tender notes then outstanding on their presentation for redemption at the office of the As sistant Treasurer of the United States in the city of New York, in sums nol less than fifty dollars," shall be so con strued 88 not to authorize or require the S cretary of the Treasury to retlie and cancel said notes redeemed a9 aforesaid, but to authorize and require said Secretary to deposit said notea in the Treasury of the U.States, whereupon ssid notes shall be paid out at their par valui in discharge of all claims and de mands against the United States, or in exchange for coin. And said notes shall, as heretofore, continue to be a legal tender, and on and after January lit, IsTU, shall be receivable at their face value in payment of all dues to the government, aud of all debts, except where coin payment is stipulated by contract or by statute, and all provis ions of liw in conflict with Ibis act are hereby repealed." Now, sir, what fair, and honest ob jectionany man desiring to strengthen tne money oi the people, to make the greenback dollar a good dollar, could have against Mr. iiubbelPs proposi tion I am unable to see. Nevertheless, there were but five Democrats in the House of Representatives who had the courage to vote lor the amendment, and tbey, all of them, except Mr. Wil liams, of Michigan, were Eastern men. Of the Ohio Democrats, the entire del egation voted against the amendment. wnue the Democratic party prolesses to be the friend of the greenback, and claimed to be Its especial champion, 1 believe that the true purpose and de sign of those who are the real leaders in Ohio and elsewhere In this move ment, is to finally destroy the green back. I believe that their true purpose is to have cheap money. WAR ON THE BANKS. The war made by the parly upon the National Banks in thisState is support ed bv man v specious arguments. I de sire to refer to one recently urged by Mr Ihurman in bis first speech, opening the campaign for the Democratic party in Butler county a few weeks ago, in which ha charged that the National Bank currency was a tax upon the peo ple. The Republican speakers. Gen. Garfield, Secretary Sherman and others replied to his argumeots, and last week when senator iiiur im i came again upon the st u'n li at Alliens, he replies in this language: "A third objection to the JSational Hank system is that it la a special privilege which the banks enjoy, and that puts annually millions of dollars into the Dockets of their shareholders, and takes millions of dollars out of the pockets ol the peo ple." "Now, in answer to this point of my Hamilton speech," says the Judge, "for I made the point in that speech, several gentlemen of the Republican party.wbo spoke this day a week ago. either blindly or wilfully misunder stood the point. Tbey treated it as if I was speaking of the interest on tne bonds which tbese bankers deposit for their circulation, when I was not speak ing about that at ail, and made no al lusion to these bonds. Tbey think they have triumphantly answered by say ing that if the banks did not own thee bonds some one elsa would, and the Government would have to pay the lntere-it. Why, gentlemen, I was not speaking of that at ail. II there was not a oond of the government in existence, if these banks had to deposit no bonds whatsoever, yet what 1 have lust told you would be true, that upon that three hundred millions of tneir own lnueoi edness which they loan, they draw not less than twenty-one minions annually bv wav of interest, and that is taken out of the pockets of the people." Now gentlemen let us examine me ob jection to the National Banks so serios- ly urged oy tne umoaeoaior. ne oujecis to the National Banks for the reason that they loan to the people three hundred millions of money which they are bound to redeem, and for the re demption of which they have on de posit in the United States Treasury, bonds of the United States to secure every dollar of their circulation. He complains because they loan this cir culation and receive interest upon the loan. Suppose every dollar of .Nation al Bank Daoer was taken up and every National Bank, in existence had would uo its business, and that instead, of the 324 millions of National Bank paper now in circulation we had 324 millions greenbacks. I shall not discuss the proposition here as to how these green backs are to be put into circulation. I am satisfied however that the Demo cratic party would soon find a means of getting them into circulation some way. iiut suppose iney were iu circu lation in the hands of money changers, instead of being in the National Banks. They would be in the hands of private bankiug institutions of private individ uals, ol men who stand around on the curbstonesand dothebusinessof money changing. And suppose sir, that you desired a loan of some portion of this three hundred and twenty-four mil lions of money; because it happens to be in the shape of greenbacks, does any one suppose that you would get it with out interest? uoes any one suppose that the government would make him a present of this money lor a term of months or of years without Interest? The governmeut of the United States, in the firsc place never loans its money, and though you were to wije out every National Bank in the land and substi tute for their circulation greenbacks to the ex tent of three hundred and twenty four millions, yet if you borrowed this money, if you used it in your business, you would have to pay the interest upon it just as you would pay it on the circulation-of . the National Banks. And so far asl can see the ouly differedce to the tax payers, to the people, would be in the fact that if . this circulation was in the shape of greenbacks it would pay no taxes whatever, either to the general governmeut, or to the stutes, while the National Bauks ol tbis couuty, four In number, piy an annual tax upon $500,000 of slock that is upon tbo duplicate of your county, and assessed for taxation just as other property, and iu addition to this tbey pay to the governmeut a tax of one percent upon their circulation and one-halt oi one per cent on .their de posit, a tax ition amounting in this county of Bttluiont to thousands of dol lars, that you would utterly !se by the policy proposed by Judge Ihurman in this campaign. . I shall not stop here to notice the many objections urged against the Na tional Banks, but 1 ask you as consider ate men to stop a moment aud see if you can realize what effect the wind ing np of the business of this bank here in Bridgeport, with its capital of two hundred thousand dollars, would have upon the business of this community, upon the labor employed iu . your mills, as well as upon every branch ol trade and business in the town and surrounding country. Yet this is what we are urged to do by the Democratic platform, and the Democratic speakers, and all this is speciously urged in favor of a greenback circulation. Why, sir! when this money was created the Democratic party opposed it, when it was serving tne high and holy purpose of saving this uation from destruction they ''were opposed to it, and 1 charge thdt they are its pretended friends now rather for the purpose of destroying it than of saving it. - I have shown that with resumption an accom plished fact we will have more than a tbousaud millions of currency in tilt country, every dollar of which will lx worth one hundred cents. Money enough to do all the business of the country and more, end good money I think I can seethe animus of the Democratic! party in some of the votes to which I have already alluded, in the House of Representatives, Iu the platform of that party in Ohio,, in Indiana nnd in other States, and es ppciidly by the Democratic State of T.-nnessee. Tennessee is a Democratic Stale and hs been for ten years, with out let or hindrance from Radicalism, and the question uppermost In their present State canvass i- whether they shall i ay their State dt.-ht, fnirly and honestly contracted, or repudiate it. The Tennws. e Democracy on the 16th of last month. In their Omvention at Naahville, made a declaration of principles to which I desire to call at tention. That State is represented in Congress by a Democratic delegation of nine members. They are men of force and ability. They represent probably the great central idea of the solid South upon tne currency question and upon economic politics generally They are only a little more bold than their brethren in Ohio and Indiana, and the West, and have only declared in ad vance what the Democratic party of Ohio would declare to-day if they did not stand in awe of the honesty and integrity of our people. BUT READ THE PLATFORM. the name of Democracy we de nounce an interest bearing debt as a public curse. We denounce protection as a public robbery. We demand the repeal oi the decaration that the cur rency bonds of the government shall be paid in coin, and the payment n Treas ury notes of so much of said bonds as unty be found due after deducting the difference between the value of the gold paid and the currency due there' on, according to the contract; the re peal of the resumption act. that the odious National Banking act be repeal ed.and that greenbacks be substituted for the circulation of the National Banks; that the Treasury notes be made receivable for all government dues; that no more interest bearing bonds be issued, and that all loans required by the government be raised by the issu ance of non-interest bearing Treasury notes." Here sir, is repudiation, open, bold. denant. Hiaaet into law what is here demanded and the measures to which this party in Tennessee pledged itself, and the bonds of the United States would be worth no more in the mark ets of the world than are the bonds of the State of Tennessee to day. And your legal tender money that stands now within one-half of one per cent oi par, would go rapidly down the i-cale until it would finally reach the gutter in which the Confederate currency rotted lo years ago. It is the same old war against the credit of the govern ment that was begun almost as soon as tbe war closed, and thit was thought to have been settled forever by the act of Alan-h 18th, 1869, entitled "An act to strengthen tbe public credit." And here let me say of that act, that is so often quoted by the Democratic plat form makers and by Democratic speak ers as an act that added millious of dol lars to the public burthens, that It was passed in March, 1868, after the ques tion as to the payment of the public debt had been discussed in the cam paign of 1868, and while we are told upon every hand that it was an act mainly in the interest of the bond hold" er and of the public creditor, of the banker, and all that, yet whilst they had an interest in strengthening the public credit and securing an honest and full payment of their bonda in coin, yet I take it that the legislation commenced in 1869, and that culminat ed in the passage of tbe Resumption Act of 1878, while it strengthened the public credit and while it beuefited tbe boudb ilder, yet. In tho long run there is no class of people In this country who have received and who will here1 after receive more benefit from this legislation than the poor man, tbe laboring man, the tradesman, those who have but little of this world's goods, and that little mainly in money, These acts were not Intended solely to secure the payment of the public creditor injeoin but were InicndeJJto tbe standard of coin the money of the people. It don't matter to you or I whether the bondholder receives his interest and principal in gold or green' backs, provided always that the green backs are equivalent to gold. Now those who cry out against the actor March, 1869, cry out against makiag your greenback equal in value to coin. The verj argument they ' use is one In favor of . keeping ' an mi a depreciated currency so that you may tonally pay tbe bondholder the princi pal of his bond, as it becomes due, in a dollar leas than one hundred cents. If their outcry means anything but campaigning claptrap it means this. It is no advantage to the bondholder to receive his . interest in gold now, as it was a few years ago. Then the money in which be received his interest was worth ten. fifteen or twenty 'five per cent more than tbe greenback, more than your money, and by reason of the legislation of th last few years, and above . all, by reason of the faith that the people iu this country have in Ithe honesty an 1 in tegrity of their Uoveroment, the bond holder's money is no better to-day than tbe laboring man's money. THE LAST FIVE YEARS. I kn6w that the Republican party has bad a struggle of five years against the hard times. asaiast tho prevalence of low w aires, the want of work, and especially the general dis tress throughout the manufacturing and min ing districts of the country- It is to-day, and has been for five years, contending against tbe very condition of things that Mr. f endle ton and other leaders of tbe Democratic party in 1863 predicted as tbe inevitable result of putting afloat a legal tender money, and Irre deemable paper currency: ' These disasters were foreseen, they were foreshadowed, and tbe country was, to some extent, forewarned in 18(52. Tue overtrading, the running . In debtlbe speculative enterprises, tbe extrava gance in living that was predicted then, all followed, and we have been reaping the con sequences for five years. 1 congratulate tbe Republican party of Ohio npon the courage it has displayed, and the po sition it has maintained since 1873, in tbe face of all discouiaements; and I still have faith that the intelligence and integrity of our peo ple will carry us triumphantly through to re demption, to the time when our papsi money will be convertible into coin, and that we will weather the storm, and Dot bring upon our selves in our extremity, tbe disastrous conse quences of a further departure from tbe poli cy and principles of our fathers, as laid down in tbe constitution and developed in the finan cial policy of our Government in tbe century preceding the wan The outlook is not a disastrous one when we come to take into account the condition of tbe public credit. Tbe public debl has been reduced from tbe highest point it ever reach ed, amounting to about $3,000,000,000 in 1865. On September 1, 1878. the total debt less c&sb in tbe Treasury was $2,029,105,030.- There has been a reduction of interest on tbe public debt, by the refunding of bigb rate interest bonds into bonds of a Tower rate, to the amount of $28,100,643 99 annually and tne total reduction ot interest upon principal paid and upon refunding is 55 millions and upward. From being compelled to borrow money at a high rate of interest as at the beginning of me itepuuncan administration, we can now get all we want at a rate lower than any other government on the face or the -earth, except Great Britain. Nor is tbis all that is encour aging in the prospect. There was a time when, owing to the terrible struggle through which we bad passed from 1861 to 1865, gold, the money standard of the civilized world, the metal that controls values and prices ev erywhere, was at a premium of 2o0. To-day it is worth only one-half of one per cent pre mium. But t iiis is not all. About tbe close of the war you paid 20 cents per pound for crushed sugar, it is now worth 10 cents. Cu ba sugar 21 cents, now worth 8. New Or leans molassefc $1 35 per gallon, it is nw 40c Coffee was 45c per pound, it U now 20c. Cot ton was $i 50 per pound, it is now 12c. Pork was $49 per barrel, it is now worth $9. Com mon prints were worth 40 cents per yard, tbey are bow 6c Delaines were 40c, tbey are now worth 10c Ginghams have declined fioru 40c per yard to 6c. Brown drillings were then worth 60c per yard, tbey can now be had at 12c. Canton flannels were then 65c, tbey art now 8c. Bleached mus lins were then 55c per yard, they are now 12c. Brown muslins were then .Vic, they are now 8c. THE BALANCE OF TRADE. During the war the balance of trade was vastly against us and for a number of years immediately succeeding the war it ran against us at a rate averaging more than a hundred millions per year. And even down as laie as loin, when we came to make up our balances, we fonnd tbe ledger against us. But in 1870 '77 tbe balance of trade in oar favor ,was $151,152,094, a very fair showing, and tbe' last year, closing with June, 1878, shows balance in our favor of 257,832,667, an in crease over the previous year of $106,080,573 1 and the year closing with tbe last of July a balance in our favor of more than z0 millions of dollars. And this upon no meager account, for we bought in 1877-8 $437,051,533 worth of goods from abroad. But we sold ot our products. and largely of American manufactures abroad, $694,884,200 worth. If a farmer finds at the end of tbe year that be has been selling from the products of his farm more than be has been buying, be accounts mmseti well off, and tbe year a prosperous one. This nation under the policy of the Republican party, has come to a point in its history. When as a people we are selling far more than we are buying. Tbis surplus is all added year after year to the aggregate wealth of the coun try. Another showing is equally favorable to us. While it was estimated only a few years ago that we paid O0,UUU,000 ol interest an nually upon our bonds that were held abroad, we now pay on tbe same account, to foreign bondholders, not above twelve or fifteen mil lions of dollars per annum, thus showing that tbe interest upon our public debt is being paid mainly to our own people and no longer goes ahtoad. Tbe interest upon tbe debt is no longer sapping the life blood from tbe Treas ury and people, year by year, but remains at home to return in circling currents from the Treasury to tbe people and from the people to the Treasury. Another matter, you are told by the Democratic platform makers and Democratic speakers, that the people of tbis country are oppressed by federal taxation. I deny totally and wholly the proposition: we collect, it is true, in round numbers, two hundred and forty millions annually from va rious sources to meet the demands of tbe United States Treasury. In tbe neighborhood of one hundred millious of it goes to pay in terest on the public debt, thirty millions of it goes to satisfy the demands of the pensions of tbe late war, and tbe remainder to defray tbe ordinary and extraordinary expenses of the Government. But of this enormous sum of money, thus collected, how much do you pay? Look around and answer the question for yourselves, where do you pay federal taxes and how do you pay them ? I have already told you the great reduction in the prices of tbe standard articles of cloth ing and food consumed by your families. You buy drillings, cotton goods, and woolen goods cheaper than ever before in your lives. And yet we are raising revenues for the support of tbe Government by taxing these articles when imported from abroad. We get about 130 millions of dollars of our revenue from our tariff schedule, some from foreign iron and foreign glass, from foreign cotton and woolen goods, and while the levying of this revenue protects our own home industries it adds but little, if anything to the burdens of tbe peo ple in the way of taxation. And I assert here that the only tax that can in any way be con sidered a burden to tbe people of Bridgeport is the enhanced value of liquors and tobacco in their various forms by reason of internal revenue taxation. REPUBLICAN PARTY THE FRIEND OF THE LABORER. Perhaps there never was a Government on the face of tbe earth before, required to raise so enormous a revenue as ours, that touched so lightly tbe pockets of the laboring classes. It has been the policy of the Republican party to tax, as lightly as possible, the necessaries of lite, and to levy the revenue upon luxuries rather. I believe that a little more courage, a little more patience will bring us out safely. It may be that the Republiaan party has made mistakes, and it undoubtedly has, in the man agement of the great economic questions that it has been called npon to meet in the last fif teen years, but its legislation has been in tbe direction of honesty, of honest money and of tbe credit of the nation. The Democratic party on tbe other hand has been a carping fault-finder for almost 20 years. It has stood ready at any time since the close of tbe war, in tbe west and in tbe south, to abandon tbe credit of the nation and tbe money of tbe peo ple, for tbe wildest schemes of the most vis ionary advocate of "absolute" or "fiat" money. We have passed through tbe darkest hour, and light is already shining upon our fore-. beads. - We can redeem this dollar of Lincoln and of Chase in good, round gold and silver coin. Let us stand together until that is done, as 1 believe it will be done next January, when every dollar of tbe Government money and every dollar ot bank paper will be convertible, at tbe desire of tbe bolder, into coin. I be lieve we will have that condition of things. and I have faith in the President of the United States. I have faith that the Resumption act will not be repealed in the next Congress. I have faith that even if a Congress shall be elected that will so far forget the spirit of the Constitutions and tbe lessons of tbe fathers, as in a time of prosperity and peace, when we are collecting annually more revenue than is needed to meet tbe ordinary and extraordinary expenditures of the Government and when tbe balance ot trade is more than two hundred ana fifty millions of dollars annually in our favor, if, I say, that Congress shall so far forget the lessons of history as to launch again npon tbe sea of irredeemable paper currency, I believe that Mi'. Hayes, remembering tbe language of President Lincoln, and of tbe Supreme Court of the United States in the legal tender de cisions, will interpos as he has a right, and as 1 believe be will be bound to do, his veto against any such wild and visionary schemes. I believe we will have resumption, that coin will appear again among the people, and if the Democratic party er any other party shall come into power hereafter, and in time of pro found peace, attempt to overthrow what was the settled policy of the Government for more than half a century, and what tbe Republican party has struggled up to during fifteen years of terrible trial. I believe that tbe people will overturn them with a voice so loud and so po tent, that tbey will never again be resurrected from tbe public coudemcation they will de serve. . . "You Have not Given the Democrats Power Enough to Carry Out Their Professions." The Britain- Leader, in a feebla apol ogy for the non-fulfillment of Demo cratic professions, in reply to a thrust from a GioenlMck paper, says "You have never given tho Democrats pow. er enough to carry out their profeb sions.'' Didi't, h? Who was in power when tho Hempstead law. riving to poor men a homo iu the West, was defeated? "the Democracy;'' and Tom Ilend- riekV last vote iu the Seuate' wai against it. Who whs in power when the labor industries of the country, were prostrate in the dust a lew years ago, when the lower House of Congress went into the hands of the "rebel brigadiers" uuder promise to the peo ple of "better times," and who spent a good part ot that session in ad vocating aninwty to the arch rebel and sainted Democrat, Jeff. Davis, and on ly ceased it when Jim. Blaine, the knight errant of chivalry, seized them by the throat and choked them till their tongues protruded from their mouths, black as their record? "the Democracy." Who w&s in power last winter In tbe lower House of Congress the direct representative of tbe people when tbe cry of bread went up from many a household, from want of work, and the people's time and money were wasted and squandered by Fernando Wood in an effort to pass a "free trade" bill through Congress, thus striking to death tbe remnant of American indus try? "the Democracy." Who declares that he will still force this free trade bill through the coming Cbngre.? Fernando Wood, of "the Democracy." Who to-day has as its candidate for Congress in this district, a notorious free trade Democrat and demagogue, in favor of patting out the fires in oar workshops and mills in aid of Fernan. do Wood's free trade bill? "tbe Dem ocracy." Who was in power lor sixty years. almost uninterruptedly, during which occurred tbe most terrible panics tbis country has ever experienced, when every thing money especially was at leriy wortniessr "ine uemocracy." Who was la power when tue most gigantic crime against popukr liberty and the rights of man ever heard of, was concocted aud carried into fearful execution? "the Democracy." Who was in power when the great civil war was inaugurated, and rtct-iv-ed every encouragement from its bands, which sent a half million of young braves to their graves, and left as a U-gacy tbe demoralization of trade and a mountain of debt? "the Democ racy." Who was in poAer when tbe nation was robbed anu pillaged to aid rebel lion? "the Democracy." What party, after it had been hurled from power, after it had instituted civil war, went into the money markets ot the world and assailed the public cred it, and by every means in its power helped to discredit the greenback, until it was worth but 35 cents on the dol lar? "the Democracy." What party wa3 it that after striking at the life of the nation by every means, and at all times, resisted enlist ments, thus prolonging the war in creasing the public debt, added to woe, misery and death throughout the land, by all tbe aid and comfort it could give the enemy? "the Democracy." What party, after its Pendlctons, Vallandlgbams and Thurmans had as sailed the greenbacks as "vagabonds," "fugitives," and "rags," now comes to be tbe god mothers and sponsors for these same worthless greenback? "the Democracy." What patty has always been the en emy of the working man, from ten cent Jimmy Buchanan down? "the Democracy." - What party was it, when the life of tbe nation trembled in the balance, and the very air was quick with impending events, nnd the blood of the Union de fenders was spattering tbe grave-stones of Gettysburgh, in Columbus, Ohio, in Convention assembled, sent greeting to its friends South? "the Democracy." What party, that, having done its worst to destroy the natiou's life and discredit its money, now wants to come in as its custodians and rulers? "tne Democracy." Wbo are some of these Democratic apostles? Thurman, the feeder of reb el prisoners in Camp Chase; Tom Ew ing, the bankrupt; Ceorge II. Pend.e- ton, the Kentucky railroad swindler, and the denouncer of public faith and public virtue; and last but not least, O'Conner. Updegraff and the Cadiz Lightgnards. The Cadiz Seutinel and the Steuben ville Gazette are troubled over the fact that the Cadiz Military Company have named themselves the "Upde graff Light Guards." These two news papers accuse the company of dishon orable action in regard to the matter, and say that the members deliberately uuder took to "bleed" Dr. Updegrafl, and to obtain money from him under fa pretenses. Their statements are unjust both to the company and Dr. Updegraff. The fact is, that the com pany adopted the name of "Tbe Upde graff Guards" of their own free will and accord, as they certainly bad the right to do, and they alter ard solicit ed the Doctor to assist them, financial ly, stating to him that tbey were in need of funds, which was, no doubt, true. They presented to him the fact that the citizens of Cadiz .had assisted them to the amount ol several hundred dollars, in providing them with an armory, furnishing them with uni forms, Ac, and n iw that they bad adopted his name out of motives only of friendship, they appealed to him to assist them financially, which, they felt certain he would do. On the day of the Soldiers' Reunion at Cadiz the Doctor was appealed to In the matter, not only by Company, but also by several citizens of Cadiz on their be half, one of whom was the editor of this paper. He said that he would assist them and did so, to the extent of one hundred dollars. These are all tbe facts in the case. That the Demo cratic papers should distort and mis represent the fact, and talk about bargain and sale and the promise of enormous sums of monay, &c., only shows that they are hard up for polit ical capital. 1 hey are badly in need of a donation themselves. Cadiz Republican. 45 Years Before the Public THE GENUINE DR. C. HoLANE'S CELEBRATED LIVER PILLS, FOR THE cure or Hepatitis, or Liver Complaint, DvsnastA AUD SICK hbacachs. ' Symptoms of a Diseased Liver. PAIN in the right side, under the edge of the ribs, increases on pres sure; sometimes the pain is in the left side; the patient is rarely able to lie on the left side ; sometimes the pain is felt under the shoulder blade, and it frequently extends to the top of the shoulder, and is sometimes mistaken' for rheumatism in the arm. The stomach is affected with loss of appe tite and sickness; the bowels in gen eral are costive, sometimes alternative with lax; the head is troubled with, pain, accompanied with a dull, heavy sensation in the back part There is generally a considerable loss of mem ory, accompanied with a painful sen sation of having left undone some thing which ought to have been done. A slight, dry cough is sometimes an attendant The patient complains of weariness and debility; he is easily startled, his feet are cold or burning, and he complains of a prickly sensa tion of the skin; his spirits are low; and although he is satisfied that exer cise would be beneficial to him, yet he can scarcely summon up fortitude enough to try it In fact, he distrusts every remedy. Several of the above symptoms attend the disease, but cases have occurred where few of them ex isted, yet examination of the body, after death, has shown the liver to have been extensively deranged. AGUE AND FEVER. Dr. C McLane's Liver Pills, in cases or Ague and Fever, when taken with Quinine, are productive of the most happy results. No better cathartic can be used, preparatory to, or after taking Quinine. We would advise all who are afflicted with this disease to give them a r air trial. For all bilious derangements, and as a simple purgative, they are un equaled. bewabe or IKTTATIOira. The genuine are neyer sugar coated. Etctt box has a red wax ml on the MS, with the impression Da. McLanx's Ltviks Fills. The genuine McLane's Lrvix Pills bear the signatures of C McLank and FLKMINO Bros, on the wrappers. 4 Insist upon having the genuine Da. C. McLane's Livia Pills, prepared by Flem ine Bros., of Pittsburgh, Pa, the market being full of imitations of the name HcLanep spelled differently but same pronunciation. P"4 wmmm I biulnMi you can engage In I 9 La I $0 lo I'JU rer Jt mad or Uf lrs I worker of either rx, Dublin B W I their own localities. Partle- uiara and nniDlea worth li frre. Imorove your spare time at this baslneea. Ad Ureas SUM son A Co, Portland. Maine. 7-4. TAXES FOR THE YEAR 1878. In purtuanee of lair, I, HAMILTON KA TON, Trttuurer of Belmont eonnty, Ohio, kertby give node to the Tax payer of mad eountr, that tAs taws Ueud on oaek HUN DRKD DOLL A RM valuation of Taxable Property for the year 1878, for all purpotet in Uu'orteral Totrnthipt and Corporation, art at follow State Levy. County Levy. Sinking Fund General Revenue Fund....... Asylum Fund- ..... School Fund.. TotJ 05 cU. 04 eta. . 10ct. 10 ct. . 29 eta County Fund . 13 eta. .... 05 eta, 08 eta. 10 CU. ... 35 eta. Bridge und Poor Fund Building Fund.... ..... Total 3!H 01 3 3 Townships 4 Corporations. Colerain . Flushing . . . Flushing Corporation . Flushing Softool District Goshen Kirk wood Falrview School District Fairview Corporation Mead . . . Pease . . . Bridgeport Corporation Bridgeport School District Martin' Ferry School District Martin's Ferry Corporation . . Pultney . Bellaire Corporation . . Ilichland St. CUireville Corporation St. Clairsville School District ' Smith . . Somerset . . .' Union ... Morriatown School District Morristown Corporation Warren Barneaville Corporation Barnesville School District Washington Wayne Wheeling York .... Powhatan School District 03 02 02 I 02 02 02 The following are the provisions of the act of April 2d, 1859, with reference to the Semi Annual collection of Taxes: ...... rjxcnoN 1.' That each person charged with Taxes on a Tax Duplicate in the hands of a County Treasurer may of his option, pay the full amount of such Taxes on or before tbe Twentieth day of December, or one-half thereof on or before tbe Twentieth day of Decem ber, and the remaining half thereof on or before the Twentieth day of June next ensuing.; . Sbotion 4. When one-half of tbe taxes as aforesaid, charged against any entry on Tax Duplicate in the bands of a County Treasurer shall not be paid 00 or before the Twentieth day of December next, after the same shall have been- so charged, or when the remainder ,of such tax shall not be paid on or before the Twentieth day of June next thereafter, tbe Coun ty Treasurer shall proceed to collect the same by distress or otherwise, as may at the time be prescribed by? law, together with a penalty of five per centum on the amount of taxes so de linquent, and hi ail cases where such half of any taxes, other than on real estate, shall not have been paid on the Twentieth day of December, tue whole amount of taxes, other than on real estate, for the current year so charged, shall be due and delinquent, and shall be collected in tbe manner and with tbe penalty in this section. Section S. When one-half of taxes charged against any entry of real estate, shall not be paid on or before tbe Twentieth day of December in each year, or collected by distress or otherwise prior to tbe February settlement, as authorized by this act, a penalty of fifteen per aent thereon shall be added to such half of said taxes on the duplicate, and if said taxes and penalty, including the remaining half of such taxes shall be paid on or before tbe Twentieth day of June next thereafter, or collected by distress or otherwise prior to next August settle ment, the same penalty shall be charged on said last half of said taxes, and the amount of tbe whole together shall constitute the delinquent taxes on such real estate, to be collected in the manner that is or may be prescribed by law, and if the amount of such delinquent taxes and penalty together with one-half of tbe taxes charged on any such real estate for tbe current year, shall not be paid on r before tbe Twentieth day of December of the same year, tbe said delinquent taxes and penalty, and the whole of the taxes of tbe current year shall be due and be collected by the sale of such real estate, in the manner that is or may be authorized by law, and in case the first half of the taxes charged upon any real estate shall be paid on or before tbe Twentieth day of December, as provided in this act, but th remaining half thereof shall not be paid on or before the Twentieth day of June next thereafter, or be collected by distress or otherwise, prior to the next August settlement, as provided in this act, then tbe same pen alty shall be added to such unpaid taxes, and the same shall be treated as delinquent taxes as provided in tbis act, and with' the taxes of tbe current year collected by the sale of such real astate as aforesaid. , " ' I will attend in person or by Deputy at the following times and places for the purpose or receiving 1 axes : NEW CASTLfc, Waynef Township, ARMSTRONG'S MILLS, Washington tp., Wednesday, October 2. POWHATAN, York tp., Thursday, October 3. - ALBRIGHT'S SCHOOL HOUSE, Mead tp., Friday, October 4. " . CENTERVILLE, Smith tp., Saturday, October 5. FARMINGTON, Colerain tp., Monday, October 7. . ' HENDRYSBURGH, Kirkwood tp., Thursday, October 10. SEWELLS VILLE, Kirkwood tp., Friday, October 11. ' MORRISTOWN, Union tp., Saturday, October 12. - -; -ROCKH1LL, Flushing tpv Monday, October 14. , . FLUSHING, Flushing tp.,: Monday evening, October 14, , - UNIONTOWN, Wheeling tp., Tnesdaf, October 15. - MARTIN'S FERRY, Pease, Wednesday and Thursday, Oct 16th and 17th. BRIDGEPORT, Pease tp., Friday, October 18th. BELMONT, Goshen tp. Monday, October 21st. BURR'S MILLS, Goshen tp., Tuesday, October 22nd. BOSTON, Somerset tp., Wednesday, October 23rd. SOMERTON, u Thursday jOctober 24th. .... ! BARNES VILLE, Warren, Friday & Saturday, October 25th and 26th. i BELLAIRE, Pultney Tp, Monday, Tuesday 4 Wednesday, Oct. 28, 29 4 30 I will attend atthe Treasurer's O.Tice in St. Clairsville, from November 1st until the 20th day of December next tu receive taxes after which all taxes re maining unpaid will be subject to the penalties prescribed by law. .' .Certificates for labor pefformefl on roads, received at the collection of June Taxes, except when whole tax i paid at December collection. , , It is absolutely necessary, to avoid the full legal penalty, tbat prompt atten tion be given in each and every case. While it is proposed to do everything reasonable to satisfy tax-payers, yet no effort will be spared necessary to make " 5F!H .9 2 07J1O7 20 37 83 17 35 32 57 65 64. 84 64101 05 J9i 05 05 05 05 05 05 65 08 15 50 45 32 147 81 99 96 121 129 132 99 144 15 20 H5 45 10 30 68 61 05 25 35 80 64 64 10 05 GO 80 64124 64 144 05 0 70 125 64 189 107 226 92 145 118- 87 116 89 119 114 116 201 143 120 10 12 14 1 43 40 09 40 45 162 10 05 28 81 54 23 52 25 55 50 m 05 64j 10 10 10 40 $4' 10 64 35 64 05 05 11 04 64 45 64 45 64 64 07 23 52 05 (50 40 20j 137 64 07 50 21 79 164! 10 10 56 42 23 50 55 64' 25 13 04 64,106 05 87 114 10 10 13 21 11 128' 119 Tuesday, October L HAMILTON EATON, Treasurer. St. Clairsville, September 12, 1878. 1 . . - sa-r- 1 imzE&ms Eminent Chemists and Physicians certify that theee roods are free from adulteration, riohor, more effective, prodnoe better results than any others, and that they use them in their own families. . iPBicn EXTRACT STEELE A PRICE'S LUPULIN TEAST CEMS. 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