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12th " -' Jaiiies Emmett. Pike.
13th " ;F. W.Tiiorohill, Coshocton. Uth " John H. Young. Medina. 15th - E. B. Lmr'-tt. Washington. ICth M Jiulrt J. liartoii. Belmont. 17th - Isnne Atkinson, Carrol. 18th " D. 'urrol Urny. I-nke. 19th u John Cessna, Mahoning. . FOR SECRETARY, A. J. MALLONE, of Hamilton co. FOR ASSISTANT SECRETARIES. 1st District Geo. W. Palmer, Hamilton. 2d do Col. Hendricks, do 31 do John Cocki'rrell, Hiitlcr. 4th do E. II. Kver. Miami. 6th do . ...Ciillin, Mercer. 6th do Col. S.Pike, Ilighliind. 7th do - M.L. Bryan. Madison. 8th do J. S. Crall, Richland. Oth do ., Thoa. Couglilin, Crawford. . 10th do W. 1j. Glcssncr, Lticss. 11th do tl.O. Wllhelin, Si ioto. 12th do A. It. Van Clenf. Pickaway. 13th do bam. Adams, Muskingum. . 14th do A. K.Wiley, Ashland. 15th do J. Williams Monroe. 16th do V. II. Mathews. Tuscarawas. 17th do C. N. Alleu, Jefferson. 18th do Jas. Randerson, Cuyahoga. 19th do T. J. Ctrl In, Ashtabula. Hon. A. G. Thurman was con ducted to the Platform, and being introduced to the Convention, by the Chairman, Mr. Jewctt, made the following address: Speech on Hon. A. G. Thurman. Gentlemen of the Convention: I am very sensible of the honor con ferred upon me by being called up on to preside over your delibera tions. And I am the more bound to make my acknowledgments, that it comes unsolicited and with out even a wish on my part. I re turn my thanks to you, gentlemen, and will endeavor to merit tho con fidence you have reposed, in me. And to do so, I am sure, will not be a difficult task ; for never did greater harmony prevail in our grand and time-honored party, and never did its Delegates assemble in Convention with more fraternal feeling or with a firmer resolution to 6tand by the principles that have made the name of the party a syn onym of whatever expresses good government, and that will in the future secure to our organization an existence as enduring ns time. Where all are actuated by the same noble motives, and neither envy, jealousy or selfishness finds a place, the duties of a presiding officer are bo simple that it is scarcely possi ble to erf. Gentlemen, we have very often met in Convention before and un der the most various circumstances at times when all was so bright around us that the most far-sighted and distrustful could perceive no speck of danger in our political sky; and again, when that sky was so overcast and menacing that even the most lion-hearted and hopeful could scarce refrain from despair. We have seen our coun try, under Democratic rule, the abode of the most free, prosperous and happy people on earth; and, again, we have seen it, under the dominion of our opponents, a prey to all that human nature has ever developed of despotism, horror and calamity. But, whether in sunshine or in darkness, in calm or in tempest, our party has ever followed the path of duty according to its hon est convictions. To say that it has never erred would be to claim for it a more than human intelligence. To say that it has .seldom erred and never intentionally, is but to speak the verdict of history. It is 65 years since the inauguration of Mr. Jefferson. During 48 years of this Eeriod, the Government was in the ands of the Democratic party. During nearly eight of the remain ing seventeen years, though presi ded over by Presidents not of our choice, it was administered, in the main, upon Democratic principles. In this long lapse of time there was witnessed, what had never been witnessed before, a total ab sence of civil commotions, and a profound peace for fifty out of fif ty six years. And not peace alone, but also, unexampled freedom, growth, prosperity and happiness. No man ever lost life, liberty or property, for a political offense, under a Democratic administration. No man was ever deprived by such an administration, of life, liberty or property, without due process of law. No political bastile ever then darkened and disgraced the face of the land. No prison doors were ever then closed against the sacred writ of habeas corpus. No milita ry commission, organized to con vict, ever then usurped the func tions of the law-maker and of the civil courts. No tongue or press was ever then silenced by arbitra ry power. And never, no never, was such a thing then heard of as an American exile. Who can look at this picture of liberty, security, happiness and na tional glory, feebly though it be drawn, without feeling his heart swell with an honest pride at the thought that he belongs to a party that lias such a history? What a ead reverse the last few years pre sent, I need not 6ay. Their events are too fresh in our recollections to require a recital. And now, gentlemen, we are again assembled in council to con sult and to' act" for "the common welfare. The storm of war has fassed by, but we are yet very far, fear, from tho WVen of peace and safety. Indeed it rtaay well bo doubted, whether we have ever seen a time of moro peril than the present. After four years of bloody war to preserve the Union, as we were told, we see the party, that arrogates to-iUlf exclusively the name of Union, practically dissolv ing what it pretended to preserve. We see eleven States that have laid down their arms, are obedient to the Constitution and the laws, and are anxious to resume the ex ercise ot their constitutional rights, forcibly deprived of them, heavily taxed without representation ami ruled by laws in the making of which they have not the slightest voice And this is done by a par ty that calls itself Union and Re publican. Pray, gentlemen, if this be Union what is dissolution? if this be Republicanism what is des potism? Did any one ever hear English rule over Ireland, Austri an rule over Hungary, or Russian rule overPoland called republican? I fancy not and yet wherein do they differ in principle from that rule which our Abolition so-called Congress exercises and is striving to consolidate over the .southern States? And who does not see that if the precedent bo set and an proved, of Congress excluding a- State, or States lrom representa tion, there never will be wanting a pretext for a like exclusion of any State obnoxious to a majority of the Congress, or whoso representa tion would oppose a bar to the schemes of that majority or to the perpetuation of its power? If the representation of a State is to de pend upon tho will 6f Congress, instead of the provisions of the Constitution, of what use is the Constitution, or what vitality has our form of Government? What would have been said had the Con gress, when the Hartford Conven tion was in session, and when Mas sachusetts forbade her militia to pass her own borders to defend the country, excluded the New Eng land States from representation? What would the Sumners, and Wades, and Stevenses of that day have said to that? And yet there was just as much right to do so then, as there is to exclude the Southern States npw that is to say, there was and is no right of exclusion in either case. Let no man deceive himself, or be deceiv ed by sophistry upon this question. It is vital to the existence of our Government. The wrong done to the Southern States is not done to them alone it is a wrong to all the States to Ohio as much as to South Carolina. If, upon some pietext or another, a majority in Congress may disregard and over ride the Constitution, and exclude that State from representation, a majority in another Congress may, in like manner and upon some oth er pretext, exclude Ohio. And, besides, the right of a State to rep resentation is not her right alone ; it is the light, of every State that all the States shall be represented. The Union into which we entered is a Union of all the States. The laws of Congress which we agreed should bind us are laws made by representatives from all the States. Our fathers never agreed, we have never agreed, that States obedient to the Constitution should be ex cluded from Congress, and our laws be made by the remainder of the States. There is not a word in the Constitution or in the history of the Republic that gives the slight est sanction to such an idea. On the contrary it is directly subver sive of the Constitution, and, car ried into practice, is an overthrow of our Government. And in view of these facts, I do not hesitate to say that the doings of the present so-called Congress of the United States are plain usurpations of power. It is not the Congress or dained by the Constitution, but is an inchoate, imperfect, fragmenta ry body, unknown to that instru ment. We may be bound by its acts as the acts ot a Government de facto, just as the acts of usurp ers exercising defakto the powers of Government, have generally been held binding; but to solemn ly call it a Constitutional Congress is a mockery of the Constitution. Gentlemen of the Convention, I cannot detain you by referring in detail to the doings of this so-called Congress; but there is one general view of them that I wish to pre sent very briefly before I take my seat. No one caii have attentively and impartially observed the events of the last nve ' years, and especially of the last six months, without be ing convinced, that an organized conspiracy exists, having Sot its object & fundamental change of our system .that shall , make the General Government supreme, not jonly in. those matters now confided to it by the Constitution, but also in nearly, if not in every matter, now belonging to the State . Gov ernments. There is nothing more striking in our history than the at tachment of our ancestors to ;local self-government. It was this feel ing, more than any other, that led them to confine the powers of, the Federal Government to matters of general concern, - leaving-to- the State Governments exclusive juris diction over everything of a local or domestic character. And so lar did they carry this spirit, thateven in the States nn administrative, and, in some cases, bquati legisla tive power, has always been con ferred upon their various civil di visions. Thus we have boards of County Commissioners for counties, of trustees for townships, of direc tors for school districts, while eve ry municipal corporation, from the largest city to the smallest village, has its council, enacting laws un der tho name of ordinances, to regulate matters of local 1 concern. This is the true spirit and idea of our Republican institutions, and never was anything better devised to secure good Government, tc ed ucate the people in the science and practice of political power,and to preserve their liberties and free institutions. Opposed to this idea of local self-government, is that of a consolidated central power, a huge, unrestricted, supreme and irresistible National Government. This was the favorite idea of a oer, tain class of politicians at an et riy day; but was decisively defeated in the Convention that trained the Federal Constitution, and was so repugnant to the feelings, senti ments and habits of the American people, that it was not until our late terrible civil war gave rise to the exercise of "Imperial powers" by tho General Government (to use Mr. Seward's language), and to the creation of an immense nation al debt, that any one dared to re vive the scheme. But no one can now doubt that it has been revived or that tiie Radical leaders in Con gress are straining every nerve to carry it into effect'. One of the means employed for this purpose consists of amend ments to the Constitution, and one of their chief reasons for exclud ing the Southern States from rep resentation in Congress is, that in their absence, propositions to amend may be adopted, that, were they represented, would surely fail. Gentlemen, I need not say to you, educated as you have been in the Democratic faith, that such a consolidated Government as these men are striving to establish, would be one of the worst and most cor rupt of despotisms; and that if the people wish to preserve their lib erties and their substance, to have good laws, equal rights and light taxation, they must never surren der their admirable system of lo cal self-government The Platform. cy of Ohio will adhere in the pres ent and in the future, as in the past, with unfaltering fidelity and firmness to the organization of the Democratic party, and to its an cient and well settled principles as enunciated by Thomas Jefferson, the great Apostle of American Democracy, and as acknowledged and accepted by the party from the foundation of the Government; and especially of equal taxation, and of representation of all States subject to taxation. 2. Resolved, That the one great question of the day is the immedi ate AND UNCONDITIONAL RESTORATION op all tiie States to; the exercise op their rights within the feder AL Union under the Constitution; and that we will cordially and act ively support Andrew Johnson, as President of the United States, in all necessary and proper means to carry out his policy as directed to that end; and especially in secur ing immediate representation in the Senate and House of Repre sentatives, to the eleven States from which it is now unconstitu tionally and arbitrarily withheld, unless on the degrading condition of inferiority in the Union, and of negro political and civil equality enforced by the Federal Govern ment. ' 3. Resolved, That for the purpos es above set forth, we will cordial ly co-operate in public meetings, conventions and at the polls, with all men, without reference to past party positions, who honestly and by their acts and votes, as well ,as by their professions? support the President in his policy of restora tion as now declared. Reed, the murclerer of Armstead Kinnaird, has been tried, found guilty of murder in the second de gree, and sentenced to the peni tentiary for six years. - Gov. Ccrtij'oi Pennsylvania, has been tendered the' mission-to Italy. - :-5 WHITE MEN SHALL RULE AMERICA." McARTIIUIt, OHIO: THURSDAY, MAY 31, 18G0 DEMOCRATIC STATE TICKET. [Election Day. Tuesday, Oct. 9, 1866.] For Secretary of State, GEN. BENJAMIN LeFEVEIt, of Skolby County. For Supreme Judy, THOMAS M. KEY; of Hamilton County. For Memher Board of ruhlic Works, "WILLIAM LAHWILL, ol itahland County. DEMOCRATIC STATE CONVENTION. This Convention, which came off jt!plurabus on the 24 th inst., was one -the largest and most en thusiastically harmonious assem blages of the kind probably ever before convened in this or any other State. The ablest men of the party were in attendance. As will be seen by the proceed ings published in this paper, Hon. Allen G. Ihurman was appointed permanent President, and A. J Mallone Secretary, in connection with two worthy Democrats from each Congressional District to act as Vice Presidents and Secretaries. Mr. Thurman made an able speech which will be found in this paper, as also did Messrs. Vallandigham and Pendleton, which we will give in our next issue. The platform, which is also pub lished in connection with the pro ceedings, was adopted with a uni versal shout of approbation. Af ter which, the balloting for Secre tary of State resulted, after the third ballot, in the nomination of General LeFever by acclamation. For Judge of the Supreme Court, Thomas M. Key, of Hamilton co., was also nominated by acclamation, as was Mr. Larwill, of Ashland, for Board of Public Works. The platform and candidates are unexceptionable, and should re ceive the hearty support of the people at the coming election. Death of Gen. Winfield Scott. TnE telegraph brings us the pain ful intelligence of the death ol that old hero of many battles, Gen. Winfield Scott. He died at West Point at five minutes past 11 o' clock on the morning of the 29th. He was out walking on Saturday last and showed no 6igns of his early demise. On Sunday morn ing he commenced failing very rapidly, and, as we have 6tated above, on Tuesday morning, the 29th inst,, he breathed his last. He was perfectly conscious up to the time of his death, though he had lost the use of his voice some two hours previously. Thus has another battle-scarred veteran passed to that bourne where the din of strife is heard no more, to dwell with the Author of that glorious mandate "Peace on earth good will to men!" Forev er green will be thy memory in the hearts of the American people I Fenian Raid on Canada. The telegraph informs us that some four hundred armed Fenians have arrived in Buffalo from the West, and design making an imme diate raid upon Canada ; in conse quence ot which,' the military of Toronto have been called out and are making prepaiations to meet the emergency. Oil City, Pa., has been visited by another conflagration, and this time by the most destructive which has ever occurred there. It broke out Saturday, and in a .short time half the business portion of the city was in ashes. Seventy-five stores were burned, eight hotels, forty dwellings, one church and one seminary. Over one hundred and seventy-five families were rendered homeless. The loss, it is estimated, will amount to one mil lion dollars, on which there is an insurance of only one hundred thousand.' The payment of commutation of rations to prisoners of war has been suspended, awaiting an act of Congress, which it is said will pass E0OD. -' '- ' ' " " Fenian Raid on Canada. Commercial. McArthur Produce Market. McArthur Produce Market. CORRECTED WEEKLY, BY D. WILL & BRO'S. McArthur Produce Market. CORRECTED WEEKLY, BY D. WILL & BRO'S. McARTHUR . O., May 31 1866. Apples, (dried,).t 00 lleoawu f 25 Butter- ."....25a80 Beans SOU Chickens 25 Cheese 25 Oolite 30aSS E?g IS White Huh 12 Mackerel litf Cod Flab HJtf Fe Him. ... 60a60 Flour 11 00 Lo.ther.. 60 Lard-..-...,. ....... 20 Moluescg. ......... 75 Onions 1 00 I'eachea, (dried) ( 00 Pork .Sa20 Kico 15 Siifpir ..18.120 Sal; I 25 Starch 15 Timothv I 60 FUjc 1 60 Tallow." 13 WhUky ' 3 00 McArthur Grain Market. Whoat.old Roil..-.2 00 New Rod....J 00 Old White 2 10 New White-. 10 8hollcd Corn 51 Corn, Ear ,5a Outs 50 Kje 60 Barley 60 Hay 9 00 Cincinnati Market. INCINNATI, May Coffkk. We quote common Bio at 27a; 28c, prime do. at 2Ga31c : choice do. nt 31c. common Java at 42c, and prime do nt 45o per lb. V.r.c.s Mnrkpt dull mid closed fit 2.riO per dozen lor fresh, in goofl shipping or der. Flour We quote Superfine nt $7 00a 7 50, new wheat extra nt $7 75a9 00. old wheat extra nt S3 75a9 2."), Family at $9 25 nlO 25, and Fancy nt $10 50nll 50. Bye flour $1 75 per bbl, Buckwheat flour $1 00a 4 25 per 100 lus, ami ?S Wall) 00 per bbl, the latter for Eastern. Corn meal Is active nt $1 50 per 100 lbs. Grain We quote prime old Bod wheat nt $1 80al 00. New Bed $1 80 for prime and $1 OOal CO for Inferior. Some lots of old White nrc offered nt $2 30aS2 80. The demand for Com is still active, and prices remain firm for car at 53a5oc per bushel Shelled 55a5Gc for mixed, and 75c including sucks. Outs in fair demand at 37c, and 30c for choice. Bye in little demand, at 75c for prime, a lew eaies oi prime laii uaney reported at $1 15al 20. Sugar We quote raw nt 13alCc ; yellow refined, 40a47c; white soft refined, ICaISc; hard rcllncd, iaauc. NEW YORK PRICES CURRENT, REPORTED BY FITZGERALD & TRACY. Produce & Commission Merchants 28 South William St., N. Y. Salos made lor cash, prompt assured. Liberal advances made on Con signments. All Goods fully Insured on ar rivnl. Mark Goods distinctly and forward Invoices. We quote for the week ending April 10th,lS6(f. . flour O. B. II, S per bbl 8 15a 8 CO O.E.T. Brands.. " 8 50aI2 00 rye flour " 4 25a5 50 corn meal 3 00a 4 25 wheat Chicago spring prbu 1 COa 2 40 rye " GOa 85 corn mixed western.... 77a 70 y el & w western. .. " 73a 81 oats western " 55a 57 barley " 80a 1 25 beeps clover pr lb 8a 12 llax prbu 2 50a 2 70 timothy " 4 00a 4 50 beans medium and pea. . " 1 20a 1 50 iiay pr c't GOa 70 butter O. com to good, .pr lb 32a 38 pork mess prbl 25 25a20 00 prime " 21 50a22 00 potatoes Dyckman " 3 00a 3 50 Mercer " 3 00a 3 25 l'each blows. " 2 50a 2 87 IT Albert. ... " 2 25a 2 50 beef Mess " 15 OOalO 00 Extra Mess 20 00a21 CO cut meats Shoulders. .. pr lb 11a 12 Hams " Ida 18 bacon Bough Sides..... " 23a 14 llellies " lia 15 Middles " 11a 17 lard In Ubls & Tierces " IGa 18 InKgs& Tubs... u 10a 21 TALLOW " 11a 12 beeswax " 39a 41 OINSENG " 70a 90 TOUACco-Seed Leaf " 5a 25 furs Mink each 1 25a C 00 Marten " 1 50a 6 00 Mnskrat " 20a 40 matle SUGAR--In blocks per lb 18a 20 Small cOkes " 22a 25 28 South William St., N. Y. New Advertisements. KING'S VEGETABLE AMBROSIA IS THE MIRACLE OF TIIE AGE. G BAY-HEADED people have their looks re stored by it to the dark, lustrous, silken trasses of youth, and are happy I You ntr people, with llcbt. faded or red hair. have these unfashionable colors changed to s oeaudtul auburn, anJ rejoice I I'oople whose heads are covered with dand ruff and humors, use is, and have cloac coats and clear and healthy scalps I Bald-haaded joterana have their lemainlntr locks tightened, and the bare epo s covered with a luxuriant growth of hair, and dance lor iOTl Young gentlomen nee it because it Is richly periumea I Yonngladlca nsVit heeanse it keeps theii Lair In place 1 ; Everybody must and will use it, because it is the cieeoest and best article In the market I For Sale by Druggists Generally. From Hoi. 'Warren Chase, the Lcoturor. My hair and whiskers have been many yoars gray. "Ring's Vegetable Ambrosia" has re stored both to their original celor, black, and covered the baldness on the top of ray head with a fine growth of black Lair. I have sev eral friends who have used it with the same results, and I cordially racoramend it as one of (he row medicines that will do what its labels and ciro liars claim for it. October, 1165. Wabbew Odasi. E. M Tubbs & Co., Propriotors, Peterboro' New Hampshire. A B Merriam A Co., Whole sale Agents, Cincinnati, Ohio. Dt J 8 Strong, Agent, MoArtlmr, Ohio. maySI-ly Empire Shuttle Sewing Machines Are superior te all others for FAMILY AND MANDFACTUBINQ PUB POSES. CONTAIN all the latest improvements; are speedy ; noiselebs ; durable; iand easy to work. lllnBtrated Circulars free. Agents wanted. Liberal discount allowed. No eonsigncents made. Address. EMPIRE S. M. CO ., iit Broadwav. New York. Aoo may31y N OTK'E Any person obtaining ten sub scribers, and sending na the moncv iri tis dolls, shall recelrs the Vision Bioom one year gratis. Pianos. Anv of our ladies wish ing to buy or rent pianos, and let the rent pay for them, can obtain the same at manu facturers prices, by calling on me, when I will explain prices and terms. MRS. HUTH V. JOBA J SALE OF REAL ESTATE BT Order of Probate Court1. STATE OF OIIIO, VINTON CO . i . ; ! Is PaosAts Cobkt James ffibboai, administrator 1 Petition of tho CBtate of Artcr Effete-1 Ktnn. HftnAnilAil. nltilntitV . i ' r""-"-"i f to. 6 C Egplaaton et el defendants. J Jtjell. IQL IjUKsUANT to an .trdoi of sale mado In the . above cause os the J4th 4ay or May. 1388, granted by the aaid 4'robate. court within sod For the said county of Vinton, I will oiler for sale as inch administrator as aforesaid to tho higheat bidder at publio auction, cn , Saturday. June 30th, 18CG, " At one o'clock In tho afternoon at the door of the Court-house, la MoArthur, the followlpg described real estate as he property of Arter Eegleaton, dooe.ve, situated ir. the county of Vinton, and Stare of Ohio, to-wit : - Biting the northwest corner of the 'east half of the southwest quarter ol Section Number 186 thirty-six; Townahip Number (11) eleven, ltunge Number (1J) aixtean, in the Ohio Com pny Purchase, bounded as follows; Beginning? at the northwest corner of the said laud and ruuning south forty-eight rods; theace east for ty rods; thonoe north forty eight rods; tlienco west forty rods to tie beginning corner; con taining 12 twelve acres. Also ln-lot Ne. ( 1 ) one in he village of Now Plymouth, as the same is numbered and desig nated on the original recorded plat of said vil lage. JAMES GIBBONS, Admr- I the estate of Arter Eggleston. Joseph J. McDowell, att'y for petitioner. . May 81, 1866. w5 TO TIIE LADIES! MRS. E. B. PIG II, MILLINER, One door east of the M. E. Church, McARTIIUIt, OIIIO IS now receiving a splondid stock of SPBINfl MILLINEKY, consisting in part of BONNETS, DATS, RIBBONS, h'LOWEKS, PLUMES, LA CES, NETo, BELT8, DRESS TRIMMING, BUTTONS, &o. Bonnets Made to Order. Khpaihino neatly and promptly executed. XT Country produco received in exchange fi'Kooils. Prompt Payment Desired. March I1 1386 3m. GKEAT REDUCTION IN FASHIONABLE MJLLINFRY I . I II. 1 -IS HOW- ItECEIVINO and OPENING MILLINERY GOODS OF LATEST STYLE, fob THE SPRING OF 1866, ALL OF WIIICII WERE BOUGHT . AT TUB VERY LOWEST BATES AND She Will Positively , Sell THAN ANY Other Establishment . ., . IX TUB COUNTY. .1 C A L L AND SEE ; BEFOBE BDYINO AT Til OLD ST AND, Nearly oppesits Dr. Wolf's on Vain Stmt. mciwutto w ANTED 1 Agents. Male and Female a I 76 to $150 per month to seU the Cols- brated COM SENSE FAMILY SEWING WACniMB, 1 ' PRICE, .---.$l,00. . rrt.!- u.vt m JA .it .lAm ft waik A anil to the high orloed Machines, nd Is tha only praotical and reliable Cheap Sewing Maohlns h the World. Bend for deaoriptlvs uroulars. Address BECOMB 4 CO., iChicaw, IU-OT Cleveland , Ohio. Pri"'I O1. - torn uouas Jriaci vmcagw, i4 1 1(1