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THURSDAY, MAI?. 1", ISffli
Personal Description of President
Johnson by a Radical.
Hon. John D. Baldwin, the edi
tor of the Worchester (Massachu
setts) Sj)j is a member of Congress
and heard President Johnson's fa
mous twenty-second-Oi-February
speech, lie is an intense Radical
but describes the President as fol
lows: "For the first time, I stood near
and looked closely on the man. in
the. course of an eventful life I have
seen many men of willful power
and force, but never before have I
looked on one so thoroughly em
bodying the . evil spirit of revolu
tion, lie is terribly in earnest, and
withal most vindictively cool. A
thoroughly paced demagogue, his
inconsequential logic, his egotism,
his repetitions, his thorough belief
in himself, and popularity, are all
elements of strength when ho faces
such assemblages as were arrayed
,i!.o'.it Ir'u yesterday. Andrew John
cd;. i: mi a1o i.i.i.i; 7.-.C ;V , I r.ev
i.T ro:t!'i -I till yc-Ui.Li.v. A!! ro
suit? iii'o invulvel in ins p"lh"y.--ila.l
he a cabinet as able and a-
decorate, the dire results wluca
llie near future w ould bring j:'.iM
hardly bt; named now. "We stand
on llto vti'ge of inn-a; strife, to meet
which tin' country should gather
its strength and gird up its loins.
This man is no weak Buchanan,
and he means to crush Congress or
be crushed. '
"Mr. Johnson is a man 0 stalwart
niDld. Just above middle stature,
he is so broad shouldered, firm-set
and deep-chested as almost to soem
below it. He has a large head. It
is a compact home for his fiery will
and brain. His face is marked;
strong oval outline, powerful un-der-jaw,
well-defined but rather
sharp chin; a wide, straight mouth,
full llexible lips, skin coarse in tex
ture but firm, complexion swathy,
hair coarse black, streaked with
gray, a nose small at the root, but
full and large at the nostrils, which
expand and lift as he speak, broad
roomy forehead, beetling, bushy
eyebrows beneath which are a pair
of the oldest hazel-gray eyes I ev
er saw in a human head. These
are tho outlines of Andrew John
son. "His voice is clear, harsh, power
ful and penetrating. "When he
seems speaking with most excite
ment, he is evidently the coolest
man in the world. I watched him
with the awakened interest of one
who felt the magnitude of the cris
is the speaking was creating, and
am convinced that all he said was
weighed and measured, and meant
to bring about certain results."
Reverend J. 0. Fisher; of the
Methodist Church, in the banner
Republican county of Ashtabula,
Ohio, has been convicted before an
ecclesiastical court of forgery and
dismissed from the ministry. The
forgery was in writing a letter to
Bishop Baker, recommending him
self for Presiding Elder, and sign
ing to it the name of Dr. Grillbrd.
He was of course a leading clerical
Iiepublican, and was death on Cop
perheads. Jonathan Orton. a hackman of
Rochester, New York, was beaten
to death in his barn by some mur
derer, where he was engaged in put
in gup his horse for the night. ,
'J;. -1 Washington correspondent
-.f the N;v York Kepre says Iho
Kepubiicons have. Uvn circulating
among the .Senators- and Iepre?m
tatives a subscription paper for
money to spend on the New ILunp
shire and Connecticut elections.
They expected to r..i.e ?10',000. . .
' As soon a possible after Easter,
tht) ladie.i of Baltimore will hold a
charitable fait for the benefit of
the suffering whites in the South.
Senator Dixon, of Connecticut,
is seriously ill at Washington. As
he is one of the friends of the Pres
ident, his death at this time would
be a public calamity. :
Hon. Alexander H. Stephens, of
Georgia, is now on his way to
Tho Washington correspondent
of the New York Repress shows
what the Republicans ore boing to
carry the elections in New Hamp
shire and Connecticut. He says.
"The clerks in the departments
here from New Hampshire and Con
neeticut have been sent for to
come home to vote against the ad
ministration in the coming elec
tions in those States. A tax of one
and a half per cent, on their respec
tive salaries has been levied on
those from New Hampshire by the
Iiepublican committee to defray
the expenses of the election. Head
f ihjiartiaents ought to look into
this matter, and see what sort of
me,n are now enjoying Govornment
The miserable Gee Court-martial
at Ilaleigh, North Carolina, it is
said, will cost the" Government
The Internal Revenue Depart
ment is of the opinion that not
more than one-third of their reve
nue has beenjas-est'd and collected,
owing to frauds. As it is now great
ly more than tho people can afford
to pay, they will not bo pleased to
hear of any measure to -increase
their burden.
The telegram from Grenada, Mis
sissippi, to Governor Brownlow, of
iennesee, to beware ol assassina
tion, is believed to be a canard for
political purposes. Certainly it is!
Who would assassinate Brownlowt
The railroads have ceased at Nash
ville to receive freights from points
south of Chattanooga. Tho block
ade will probably continue for sev
eral weeks.
Tho excitement in Canada on ac
count of the Fenians is increasing
daily. Volunteers for military du
ty arc pouring in from all quarters.
There continues to be great excite-
meat iIugum Canada, and as St.
i'uirick's-day draws near, the Can-
a linns my working themselves up
( a Ihu'li state ol irenzv. J lie la-
lest scan is that Swveny's troops
iiiv to cross over Jhursday andrn
d.iv, and that on St. Patrick's day
an invasion 111 lorcc wmtaKe piace
Mill 1
Troops, 'militia and citizens have
been placed tinder arms; the writ ot
habeas corjws is to bo suspended,
C.c Our special from Toronto gives
t'-e particulars. What the next
news may be the -All-seeing. .Provi
dence can only know.
The New York World says that
among the articles which so mys
teriously disappeared from the
White House were some expensive
clocks that had been in the house
for years, Also, some beautifully
painted China plates, sufficient in
number for State dinners. Speci
mens are selling in Washington for
810 or 12 apiece. The linen of the
house was plundered in the same
The banking house of Rufus Lord
in New York, was, yesterday, rob
bed of a million and a half dollars
in Government and other securi
ties. It is announced that several con
ferences have taken place between
Secretary Seward and Minister
Bruce upon the subject of Fenian
movements. Mr. Bruce has receiv
ed assurranccs that no vilolation of
neutrality laws will be permitted;
and if events demonstrate necessi
ty, a proclamation will be issued
on the first attempt to violate the
neutrality laws, warning all engag
ed of the consequences.
Mr. Peterson, the gentleman in
Washington to whose house Presi
dent Lincoln was taken soon after
the assassination, has received from
tho Government 8293 for damage
done to his furniture on that occa
sion, from the crowd0 who came in
to see the dying President The
bill is probably all right, but the
radical journals, from some cause,
seem to think he ought to have do
nated it for the honor of having the
President die in his house. We
don't think the honor would pay
for .the damage done to the carpets!
THE NEWS. Democratic State Convention---
Thursday, May 24th, 1866.
The Annual State Convention of
the Democratic party of Ohio, will
be held in Columbuus, on Thurs
day, the 24th day ofMay, 18GC, to
transact such business as. may
come before it, and put in nomina
tion candidates for the following of
fice . :
S..-.rxtri; of State;
Jtnlje rftit SvH-eae Court,'
M ub? f.ihe Hoard of Public
1! ";!..
The basis of representation for
the apportionment of Delegates is
as follow; One, Delegate for each
county; one for eeryfee hundred
votes given for Gen. George W.
Morgan for Govenor, last October,
and an additional one for every,
fraction of two hundred and fly,
and upwards. .
The great issue before the people
is, whether all the, powers of Gov
ernment, shall be.: concentrated in
the hands of the General Govern
ment the Suites being reduced to
the conditions of counties and a
consolidated despotism lie thereby
established; or, whether those
rights of local self-government
whichour father enjoyeds and which
we inherited from them, and with
out which there can be no real lib
erty, no wiso government, no pub
lic economy, no light taxation, shall
be preserved.'. A powerful faction,
represented by a majority in Con
gress, have conspired to overthow
the free and benficent institutions
of our fatlirs, and to substitute
therefor an Oligarch of privil
eged classes, crushing the mass ot
the people and all individual liber
ty, under the weight of a despotic
and unrestricted General Govern
ment. To efl'ect this object, they,
in plain violation of tho Constitu
tion, exclude eleven States from
representation in Congress, and in
sists upon conferring upon negroes
the right to vote not out of re
gard to the negro, but because they
expect to be able with their money
to control his vote, and thereby
perpetuate their party asendency.
Let every man who is opposed to
the schemes of the conspirators,
who cherishes tho institutions
founded by our fathers, who appre
ciates, tho necessity and benefits
of local self-government, who is op
nosed to seeing tho great State of
Ohio shorn of her dignity and re
duced to the dependent condition
of a county, or who is opposed to
Negro Suffrage, join with the Dem
ocracy in rescuing our country
from the grasp of the Maliguants.
By order of the Democratic
State Central Committee of Ohio.
JOHN G. DUN, Chairman.
The ago of basliles and guillo
tines has passed, but their is a des
potism in Congress as infatuated
as that which caused Franco to
weep tears of blood. The majority
of tho House of representatives
has invested a "Committee of Fif
teen" with powers whi;h, under tho
guidance of a Jacobin Chairman,
is becoming as odious as any trium
virate created by despotism.
The above is from the New York
Times, eflited hv Henry J. Ray-
mond, a Iiepublican member of
Congress. 1 lint Committee of J'lf
teen, or Central Directory, as tho
President of the United States
terms it, is a complete revolution
ary body, whose whole proceedings
are for tho overthrow of the Gov
ernment, and for tho destruction of
constitutional liberty, Sumner,
Stephens and Wendell Phillips are
the triumvirate which governs the
committee, and through it the Con-'
gress. In comparison with those
names, the trinity of French revo
lutionist, Iiobespierre, Marat and
Danton, are glorious.
Congress Nullifying the President.
We have, in a former article, not
iced the passage, in the House, and
the pending in the Senate, of the
following joint resolution, which
has now passed the latter body:
"Resolved b; the House of liepre
tentative a (the Senate concurring),
That in order to close agitation up
on a question which seems likely to
disturb tho action of the Govern
ment, as well as, to quiet thaur
certainty which is agitating t' e
people of the eleven States whi li
have been declared to be in incui
rection, no Senator or Representa
tive shall be admitted into either
banch of Congress, from any of
the said States, until. Congress
shall have declared such States en
titled to representation."
The object of the -resolution is
plain enough to render explanation
unnecessary. It is an attempt, on
the part of Congress, to fix a rule
for its future action; to sanction
usurpations of power which are in
contemplation. It is one of the
steps by which the present Con
gress seeks to render its wower in
dependent of .the co-ordinate
branches of the Government, and
prepetual ; in fact, it is a declara
tion of war against the President.
The passage of this resolution,
which it is not intended shall be
sent to the President for his ap
proval, opens a curious question.
According to the Constitution, and
the practice under it, all acts, orders
and joint resolutions of Congress
go, as a matter of course, to the Ex
cutive officer for that signature with
out which they can not take eflect.
The rule under which this is made
is essential as follows:
. "Every order, resolution or vote
to which the concurrence of the
Senate and House of Representa
tives maybe necssary(except on the
question of adjournment (shall be
presented to . the President of the
United States, and before the samei
shall take effect be approved by
him, shall be repassed by two-thirds
of both Houses, according to the
rules and regulations prescribed in
the case of a bill."
The actof preventing this resolu
tion from taking the ordinary
course is, therefore, in every sense,
evolutionary.' Congress has now
only to resolve itself into perpetual
session :n 1 this directly or in ef
fect it will probably do to render
itself a revolutionary body, in the
same sense with the National As
sembly in France, or the Prrlia
ment of 1G40, in England.
It is true that a joint resolution
of Congress without the signature
ot the President is not valid, but it
is thought practically to evade this
by the fact that this resolution is
only a rule of Congressional con
duct. It may not go upon the stat
utcbook,but will remain of record
for Congresses to govern them
selves by until it is rescinded. It
is an intrenchment in a position
which will cast upon the President
the responsibility- and peril of the
affirmative act by which it is set
aside : thereby exposing him to the
charge of having inaugurated a
revolution. It is a virtual declara
tion that a revolution in the Gov
ernment is resolved upon ; and that
the President must submit to bo
reduced to a nullity, or consent to
open tho ball, and thereby incur
the odium of havjng set it in mo
tion. How the President will meet
tho issue thus tendered to him re
mains to bo seen. In all such cases,
the prompt and effectual mode is
the best ; and it is at least to be
hoped that President Johnson is
e jual o the emergency.
McArthur High School.
THE Directors feel confident in rcccnin
njcndinjr tills School to nil who desire
thorough training in tlio essentials of Kdn
cation. The sprinjr term has just begun
with largely increased attendance, ltoom
for n lew non-reidcnt pupils. Terms rea
sonable. "The best Normal School is n school with
a lire tenehn,' Applicants address.
inlBwJ-11. W. W ATKINS, Supt.
One dour east ol' die M . . Church,
IS nrw receiing i-pIendM stock of SPRING
MlLllNUU,oi.U3iUiig la part of
uurroNd, &o.
Bonnets Made to Order.
Rfpaimno non Uy and promptly executed.
E& Country 'produce received In exuhange
fjr goods. J'riin.t I'uvmcnt Doaired.
Maxell 1", I81M--:im."
Shot i.T's Sale.
William Martindill, plaintiff., 1 1n Court of
vs I Common
Dowitt C Frazee, Henry S, I'lcas,
Hamilton and Owen T. I Vinton Co.
Gunning, defendants, J Ohio.
TiUKSrANT to the oommand of 1111 cxe-
I ciitlon in the above cause to me di
rected from the Court of Common Plena, of
the aforesaid county of Vinton, 1 w ill oiler
at public sale, ut the larmoi Jackson v un
man in liichland township, in aforesaid
county of Vinton, on
' 3IuniUnj. March 2G(A, 18GG,
At the hour of ten o'clock A. 3U of said
day, the following personal property towit:
Ten yok'j of oxen, one spotted bull, one
bay horse, two ox yokes and two log chains.
Also, on
Tuesday, March 2'ih, 18CC,
At Enzle Furnace, Vinton tow nship, in
aforesaid county of Vinton, at the hour of
ten o'clock A. U of said day, 1 w ill oiler
at public sale the following personal pro
perty to-wii: -
One lot bar iron (two tons more or less,)
one lot scrap iron (about one ton more or
less.) 3.000 shingles (more or less.) one
bedstead, two quilts, four pair blankets, one
matrass, one table, and one pair ore scales.
Taken as the property of Henry S. Ham
ilton to satisfy nn execution, of aforesaid
court in favor of William Martindill.
Teiuia of eale, cash in hand.
SlicrifV V. C. O.
J.J. McDowell, att'v forpl't'lf.
March 13, ltiiii-2wllpfJ0l
Mauhood; how Lost, how Kestored,
T TST published, now edillor of
C'lilverwell'K Celub to.l Ei-ljji-iiy
va th railicul cure (without
medicine) of tfnerma'orrhoea, or
nuiniDui VauknBMt, Involnniury Aenunul Lome
linpot-nt y, Mental J .nl Fbyilcal Incapacity,
nipaiiments to mufiae, oto ; lo Cocsump
t'.n Epil py. and Fits, iaducad by tlf indul
ger.o (irj-cclual extravagance.
9 I''' ' in Healed envelope, only 6 cents,
'f l.e celebrated auihoi In thi udinirabla eswiy
J iarly d. monittrates. from a thiity year tuo
cewfiil practice, thai (lie alrrming corseqnences
.f mlf nbune may he radical1 cured ith"tit
he dangerous. nae of internal medicine or the
upi'ii ation of the knife pointing cute mode
of care a vrce ainwde. certain, ana effectual, by
mehns ot' which every iiiffcrer, no matter what
hit. c, 1 di'.ii n may he, may cure nimseii cneapijr
nrivmelv and radically ' '
XT 'l bin leet ra Htmu.d he In the hands of
every yonrh and every man in the land. .
Suui, niider seal, in a plain envelope to any
nddretK. post pud, on receipt of ix cents, or
two-po'. Mum.'. . Addreth) publii-hurs, : .
CrU8 .t. C. KLINE a CO., 127 Bowery, N.
Y., l'ost Office box 48.
V the condition of the Treasury of Vinton County, with the amount of funds tor
' .. I...,l ll.n l.nir a.., II. Vl 1. 1 .A ,nf '
cam jnu insac uif uuuu, ju i,uu u,u. jew
Balance County Fand
.i iu I,...
uu m iuhi; r iinu
Poor Fund
Volunteer Relief Fund
Military State Fund
School and School House Fund
Township and Township Poor
Infirmary Fund
Military Commutation Fund
Section, 29 Fund
County Military Fund
Uoad Tax Funil .
Bounty Fund
vuuuijj .uan.il lai, louu.
- 009 10 0
39 G8 3
82 1 00 4
C35 00 0
100 00 0
2,123 17.0
409 72 I
. 2.3.10 70 B
2.4H.-1 (10 0
150 02 3
12 00 9
215 51 3
231 60 0
...... .
." '
10,723 10 8
H. C. MOORE, Auditor V. C. O.
DAVID FOREMAN. Treasurer V. C. O.
March 6th, 1866
And there h none better than the old
ThU Company has done business longer,
etitution iu the United States, 72
and Losses paid
$18,000,000 00.
BTRead the following,
F the condition of tiie Insurance Conip.tny of North Aincrico, on the 1st day of
iVniac mul
lie namo o" the Company is the President and Directors of the Insurance Company
s'orth America, and is located at Philadelphia, Pa.
of North
I. Capital.
The amount of its Capital Stock, all paid up, is $500,000 00
II. Assets.
1. Cash of the Co. on hand, and in the hands of Agents and other persons P 108,320 32
2. lU'al Estate unincumbered 32.U00 00
3. The bonds and stocks owned by the Co. (as per vouchers accompanying).' 83S.830 C3
4. Debts diie the Co., secured by mortgage (as jkt accompanying vouchers) 4I V'uO 00
B. Debts otherwise secured (as pervouciicrs accompanying) loanson demand 50.100 00
0. Debts for premiums 185.705 03
7. All other securities, (interest due and good debts) .'.'.'."' Ki,217 16
Total Assets of the Company :
III. Liabilities.
I.osfos in stispflnse wilt!n; for further proof.
All other duuns against the Company
Total liabilities , $101,773 00
IV. Miscellaneous.
The greatest amount insured in any one rish, about $25,000 00
The greatest amount allowed by the ntles to be insused in any one city,
town or village no rule.
The greatest amount allowed to be iitsurod in any one blocV 110 rule, !
The amount of its capital or earnings deposited in any other State, as secur
ity for losses therein nothing.
The Charter, itr Act of Incorporation of said Company filed heretofore.
County of Philadelphia, 83
Arthur tl. Oulliu, TieMik-u . una ulmr en Piatt Soorotary, of th "Prosidant and Dlroctors In
mirai.ei Company of North Ane i-ii," beinp xvira'ly allirnnjd.dodare au.l say tliat tba fore
g Jng is a full, irno an cornc attt'miiotit ut tha aff urn of the i-aM co.npany , that the aid In
a trance Co latl'd bona Hdu ownr of at leiift Uie IiiimIko. tliou-and dollar of actual canh capital
liwu-ted iu Stocka ami bun. I a or in mortKup.rt on ruul eatate, wi.rth luuhlj th amount for which
the aumo is mortgaged, auJ that they uro tl:e abovedjinrib-d nthVere thereof.
, CIlRLESPHTr,SetreUry.
Subucribod ai d aworn befurs ire, this 13th diy of January, ISGO.
Simp Seal. Notary Public,
Orr.cE or TiiK AroiTOB or Stati.
Columbus. Ohio, Jin'y 29, !80t).(
It is hereby certified that the foroftolng la a correct copy of the statement of condition of tho
Inauranr Company of North America, at Philadelphia, mado to and filed in this offico, for the
year 1SCS.
iS l. Witneas my hand and seal officially. Jas. II. Gomian,
Stanip.J Auditor of Stato.
HTII ,11(11(1
mid paid more losses than any similar W
years successful business experience
111 cash exceeding
... r .
$1,731,513 11
05,778 00 ;
6,000 00
Certificate of Authority.
To explro on the Slat day of January, 167.
UrriiK or tii Acditoti or State. 1
CoicMBDa, U., January 29, 1866.) ;
Wrkhsa. The Ins ra ce Company of North AmoricA, locate I at Philadelpb Jn the State of
Pennsylvania, haa filed in this dike avwom augment of its iioiuliliuu; aa rvquirdd by the first"
section 01 the act "1 0 rcgnlatu InmirAiiCe cumpanii'M n t incorporated by the State of Ohio," pass
it I Aprilg. J856, ai d amouded Febiunry 9 18i4; and whereas, said company has furninhcd ;
the u iduiHiitnotl. Hatifiictor evidonce that it i poaa-aud of at loaKt One hundred dollars el to .
tunlcapitul invested in stocks. b -n l-, or in moritf igea 0' real estate,, worth double the amount
fir w hioh t ho anie la mortgaged; and whrrens. ra dcoiniiauy bae filed Jin the office a written
it strumunt nniler Its cor pot mo Heal aigned by the President and Seuietary thereof, authorizing
any agent or agvuta "f raid company tu acknuwlcdga aorviee of prooeaa for and in buhalf of taia -company
according to thetorm o said law.
Now theieforo, in purnnance of tlio firl section of tho aforoaid act. I, James H. Godman,
Arditor of Rt'ite for Ohio, do hereby cortily, tout e ild lmuranjo Company of North America,
t I'lillau.fl hia, ii on'liorlzcd to trmract tlio tus!kcss of Kiro and iiaiino Insurance in this
State until tin thi. t -first dav of Junuary in iCe yaur one thousand tiitht hundred and ajxry-sevea.
In vi'nesx wht-reof I have horennto aubecrilicd my name and cusd the soal of my .ollice to be
Seal. affixed tho day nnd year above written. Jab. H, Godman, .J
Stamp. Auditoi of Staty.'.".
William B.
March. 15, '860-3tll.
I t.
Davis, Agent,
DISPATCH, : . . :
At the TITOIV RECORD 'Offiee.
Address all orders to '
W . E . & A . W B R A T.TO.ivf '
. 5 ;' ' M c A.R T Hill R , :. O II I O. ' '"'ilffi)
P, S JBlanl'9 of all liiuisf constantly oh Tiandj'an&'fbf salt'-

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