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jc (Enquirer.
J, W. 1 OWEN, Editor,
Fcr Governor,
Urn. THOMAS HWlrtfl
RuhlwttotlieiUH'Isiiin of Ilt.-im.iTiitlc Milk
ir,..i t, r 'ai'hei.i,.
Congress from Iho Dnyton district
nml Hon. A. U. TutnutAS, U. S
Senator from OhU, will nccer-l
thanks for niimorous documents
Vallandigham Spikes the
Radical Guns.
The Democracy
imnirM'v count v assembled at
Dayton last Saturday and an
pointed delegates to represent
the county in the State Con
vention and unanimously pass,
f ji series of resolutions that
entirely throw all the great
guns of the Radicals out of
range. T1k thousands ami
thousands of Republicans who
are tired -and, disgusted with
Radicalism will now come over
to the Democracy and aid in
putting down the corruptionists
that are ruling and ruining the
country. The: resolutions were
drafted by Vallandigham him
self, and were endorsed by all
the leading men of that county.
Wc shall refer to them in
the future, and perhaps give
them a place in our columns.
The Kentucky Democratic
State Convention.
The Democratic State Con-
vention which asscmoieu ai
Frankfort, Kentucky, on the
3d inst., was largely attended,
and business was dispatched
with much interest and spirit.
The following
were nominated :
P. II. Leslie, for Governor;
J. G. Carlisle, for Lieutenant
D. W. Smith, for Auditor ;
J. "W. Tate, for Treasurer;
II. A. M. Henderson, Super
intetidetit of Public Instruction;
F. A. Dawson, " Register
Land Office; John Rodman,
The following resolutions
were adopted :
The Democratic Party of
"Kentucky in Convention as
sembled, reaffirming the prin
ciples announced by the Con
ventions held since the war,
resolve :
First That wise statesmanship
ati'l true palriotisnwrc'ijiiiro univer
sal and unqualified ainnenly.
Second 'Hint the industries of
the country ilcinarid ilio abolition
tl tilio present niodo of raising the
revenue by which, portions of the
JJejuiblie are ojiprcssed and robbed
to enrich monopolies and certain
sections; and the speedy adoption
of a system by which t!io burdens
of taxation will bo equally and
justly distributed, and the taxes act
ually paid may reach tho .Treasury.
Third That the preservation of
liberty is possible only through the
States, audwo protest against every
act by which, Slates arc deprived of
this just and constitutional power,
and State tuibttnals ttro ousted of
their proper and necessary jurisdic
tion. And wo aro ready to join in
ull lawful und just mcusures to re
verse tho tyrannical net of the party
in power, whereby it is sought to.
Klr-'p- tlie States of all rights, and to
eoiiccntnito all tho power of the
liovorntnout in a great centralized
Fourth We endorso the address
recently issued by tho Beinoerutic
members of Congress, and unite in
condemning ull acts by which un
conslilutional und despotic powors
uro conferred upon tho "resident;
by which, with tho usoof tho iirmy
iiixt navy, tho suspension of the
writ of habeas corpus, tho power to
ilecluro martial In w, call out the mi
litiaand invadu the States without
tho request of their. Jixccutivo or
Legislature, and other undefined
ineanss, he can destroy the-freedom
of elections, the indupomLonco of
tho jmliciilry and tho sovuiftignty
cf tho Sliitcs.
Fifth Kentucky is unutterably
opposed to cvury form of lawless
ness, whether committed! under
cover of unconstitutional enactments
or organized bands, and wo pledge
ourselvef, ns occasion may arise, to
uso every legal means to prevent
the ono and to have enacted hudi
laws ns experience may demont,trato
to bo necessary to put down Iho
other, and to furnish protection to
lifo, liberty and property, under tho
laws enacted by our own Legisla
ture nnd administered by our own
Co t-wonna and caterpillars
ni'u fi-nlh'nry n liltln inn mimei'
The Democratic Delegate
1111-1111 itt to a call oi the cratic
Central C'umiaittee the J)o
inocracy of Vinton county assem
bled ut the bounty Clerk's ofllee, at
1 o'clock, oil Saturday afternoon,
May 1W, 1871, for tho purpose of ap
pointing four delegates and four
alternao delegntes'to represent the
county in the Democratic State Con
vention to bo held at Columbus, on
Thursday, Juno 1, 1871.
On motion, Hon. Jolui Feo was
called to the CWair, and 0. W. Hol
land appointed Secretary of the
The Chairman stated tho object
of the meeting ; when,
On motion, delegates wero chos
en by acclamation, as follows:
Ikleijiitcollon. A. Soulc, Hon.
John Fee, John Mayo, Samuel Ma-
On motion, uncinates were ap
pointed as follows :
Alternates lion. A. J. Swaim,
Ir. II. C, Mooro, John Frazee,
Frederick CVadlu-lniugli.
On motion, it was
Jlesolved, That if there should not
bo a full delegation in attendance
at the Stato Convention that those
irescnt bo authorized to cast the
voto of tho count.
Onjnotion, tho meeting adjourn
JOHN FEE. Chair'n
C. W. HOLLAND, Sec'y.
The Platforms.
There is no reason why the
eople should mistake their in
terests in voting for the respec
tive parties who now claim
their suffrage. The following
summary of the principles 9 1'
the two parties, arc a sufficient
guide for the people in making
their selections. Stripped of
all unnecessary verbiage the
platforms are as follows :
Don. Platform. Had. Platform.
1. Public honest). J 1. Tho
National economy. 2. Five
'.). Keituced taxation. I 3. Loaves
4. Free Government.
;". Individual liberty,
(j. State sovereignty.
7. General amnesty.
4. Aud
5. Tho
(J. Two
7. Fishes.
The Adams Express Co.'s.
office at the depot in Coin 111 bus
was entered by burglars last
Wednesday uiorniug, about 2
o'clock, who chloroformed the
two men in charge and robbe'
the safes in the omco, taking
therefrom in' the neighborhood
of $50,000, in money. About
$21,000 of the money was for
the paymaster of the Haiti
more and Ohio Railroad, at
Cumberland, and several thous
and for a Pan-IIandle paymas
ter. The chloroforming was
so effectual that the suiFerers
felt the effects on their systems
the day following.
Tnr: amount of the "Ala
bama claims" U $13,CG2,O0ft
On the other hand, the amount
the claims of Ih-itish subjects
against us is estimated at 820,
000,000. Most 01 this is to be
paid for cotton seized by our
Government which had been
preu'ously assigned by the
Rebel Govern meat or the own
ers to British subjects during
the late civil war. As a com
promise the Commissioners
will, if the British treaty rs
ratified, probably agree that
both claims shall be paid,
bringing the United States in
debt to England to the tune of
7,000,000. Such u the great
Alabama treaty.
One thing every Democrat
should make up liis mind to
now. That is to support our
nominations, county and State,
whether the men are in nil re
spects unobjectionable or not.
is to be presumed that the
nominees will bo honest, com
petent men and' Democrats,
find that is enough. Think
what glory it would be to- en
roll Ohio with Democratic
States !- Democratic North
west. No- Democrat should find
fault with the nominees. If
the nominees do not please you,
work the' harder for them.
Hard work wakes- victories
complete We want a glori
ous victory this full-' We
want to aee a' greater change
thnn ever., before. Let us be
united ; let 110 one in our ranks
Radicals Failed to Appear.
The Africans of Cleveland
celebrated the ratification of
the Fifteenth Amendment a
few days ago. Tho Kadicals
failed to march with the negroes
in the procession. Not a Re
publican city official appeared
in the procession. They were
all sick had been eating some
thing that didn't agree with
them ; had a bad cold had
neuralgia, and were afraid ol
exposure. All sick, none well
until the next daj We thought
the .Republicans on the lie
serve had more regard for
principle and backbone than
1 4
that. In Cincinnati the officials
go the whole elephant. They
ride in the African processions
and dance with the "cullud
The New York Republican
If a political party was ever
in an Inextricable muddle that
party is the Republican party
in New York city and State at
this time. Resides the Conk
ling Fenton Morgan inbroglio,
there arc the Tom Murphy
John Cochrane-IIorace Gree-ley-Hank
Smith Sinclair Tou-
sey-Tom-Dick and Henry rag-
tag-and-bobtail complications,
which, united with the grow
ing unpopularity of General
Grant, vender the entire He-
publican machine in New
York City and State in a most
wretchedly bad working con
dition. The screws nil seem
to be loose, the cog-wheels iam
and jam, the shaft is cracked
and the boiler seems to be on
.the swift road to a high old
smah up all around. Careful
and astute politicians seem to
be making preparations to
stand from under when the
grand Republican crash comes,
which will surely occur in
Ri'smauck is no exception
to the general rule that famous
men nave lamous mothers.
His mother insisted on training
him from a child to be a diplo
matist. She obtained for him
the ablest masters aud the
most celebrated works, and in
stilled into him the necessity
for the closest study of facts
and details, and of tracing the
remote springs of human
thoughts and actions. The
seed thus sown was destined to
produce great results. . Bis
marck was the first to trace the
lack of unity among the Ger
man people to the evil influ
ence of A ustria. To think was
to act. lie then conceived the
idea of expelling Austria from
Gcrmanyand making Prussia
the centre or main-spring of
Germany nationality. How
he accomplished all this and
crushed both ' Austria and
France who opposed his- plans,
now a matter of history.
Declination of John McSweeney,
[From the Wayne Co. Democrat.]
Mk. Edit on : My name
being mentioued by the Dem
ocratic Press of Ohio in con
nection with tho office of At
torney General,. I deem it but
an act of Justice to others who
may desire the nomination, to
state that I am not a candidate
for that or any other ' oflicc.
On a different occasion, I felt
called upon, through the col
umns of your paper, to give
my views as far as I was per
sonally concerned on the sub
ject of holding office. I still
adhere to the position,, that for
myfclf the post of honor is- the
private station. I expect to do
my whole duty in working for
the success of the ticket to be
nominated at our June Conven
tion. in
Kansns is uvery prolific
State in newspapers,, having in
one year produced forty new
journals, increasing the num
ber rn tlie btatetrom sixty-two
to one hundred aud two. Knn
siis still adds to' the number at
the rate of one a week,
M E& T
(briliiian, Ward & Co's
K'tJII'il BHt-'.n'iM lilHMlU'j ill! , Sh.L vTl
hi Ml New Prices! MM Sm Cms!
Corner Main and Logan Streets,
JJAVI.S'Gi'peiU'ilftiiuiiiiHiiiilly large stock ami
Ciimiirlsing nil tliu IjUest mul most Iteiuitlftil Styles uml tlie lie.it (jUulitlt-M, conslithiK In lart, of
Dress fpJoodxi, C.-iNMimereM, ITIiiliiiM; Prints, 11 ghauts Ilouiot ie, Cloths
Hosiery, Clovex, White floods, t'.alicox, Shoes, Shawls, Alpacas, &c!
In fuel the hesl Seleeled Stock ever brought to this Market ! We have everyy thins yon run cull lor I And our assort men t of
The Mottle ft re eortliht
iplete in ei'vry hruuvh!
- -
cuiniilvluly rcvoliitloiilzi'd the prices of every
ami hitil not be bcuten in X'luton eoulity! And
invited to vftll at ovr HtUthUshwnt Our assortment in
lint ire suti sfaetion'y nara Htevd to everybody !
Hew Store.
McArthur, Ohio,
ilweriptlon of ' s
In connection with tho
TW.n.VNI.l.r.fO. would respectfully
aliiioiinee to the iiulntc inxeneriil, thai this
is now pi-ruurcd to ili ull kimlKot ( iistoin
Work, uni-lias l!nl I 'jiiUnir. SiIiiiihiir. Weaving
all kinds of work usually done In ( imtom
work will liodono with nuatniiwuiid dispatch.
All work warranted, wht-ro Iho wool iM;ood
Mills. With 11 rut-i-lass workiiiPii und mai hinerv
amleleiin. m il tree Irnin liuiHiind dirt.
stiintly on liand, whii h we will exehanK'- for
wool, at niU a tlutt caiiiHit fail to satisfy tliose
Wnol.KN HOODS of every ih'si-ruit inn. ron-
us 11 cull, nml ut thewnne time give you tho
niitisfuctiou of J ml n. n hi ntf
the Patrons of the Steam Flouring
Mills. -
The Sleiini Mill CompMiv h.ivlntt tlioronuhlv
repaired their rionrliiK M ills are prepared to
aecuiiuiiodatu their i-usioini-rs dally.
,1. . ItA mi v 1.1. .v t o.,
Wool Market.
Ths Ohio Farmer of May 13,
says of the wool market:
During the past week 110
particular chango in the east
ern wool market has taken
place. There is a general
emptyucs, the country at no
time ddring the past ten years
having been so completely
drained. There will be an ac
tive demand for the new clip
soon as it is ready. Califor
nia wools arc coming in slowly
and held at prices which are
above the views of the buyers.
The country is being scoured in
all directions for odd lots of
wool, and in numerous
cases the accumulation of many
seasons have been brought out
from their dingy retreat and
placed into the hands of the
consumers. In this way the
in the Eastern markets
which would otherwise have
been completely exhausted
have been pieced out. Ohio
wools have sold as high as
sixty cents during the past
Tlie Ohio Cultivator says
that Col. Harris, who has re
turned from an extensive tour
through tho South and East,
confirms the reports of the short
stock of wool throughout the
The stock of last year's
AVool js becoming exhausted
the eastern markets, and
Contes & Co,, the large dealers
Philadelphia, report an ad
vance from 1 to 3- cents per lb.
since January, on all grades.
Prices in that market now range
from 18 to Gi cents for fleece,
to GO cents for tub-"washed,
and 40 to '17 cents for pulled.
A party of Havana planters
propose p) actually to investi
gate the problem of Chinese
labor. .
11. C. C'orwin has been nomi
nated to the Senate for Super
visor of the Southern Ohio Dia-
tnct. '
lal, Everybody, Mead!
. Let tho peojilo go to
jr. S- STRONG'S rrts; Store
For anything in tho way of the finest quality of
llniirs Midiiifis lite lead A s
rj iij.uujLuiiiuiJj
Together wiflh a general nssorlmont of
FANCY GOODS, &c, &c.
A beautiful-stock of J FAVEtAlY just received, consisting of
Ladies' Kracclels, mack Sets, Kins, Cold riccee
Watolaes, cfcic
We propose to sell these Goods Cheaper than the Cheapest. Give us a
trial and see for yourSelf !
A paper at Haston, Mary
land, notes the appearance in
that section of the destructive
insect known as the joint worm.
Two fields near Easton were
visited the other day, and pre
sented a beautiful and thrifty
appearance, while fields around
them showed serious injury
from the fly. Upon examina
tion, however, it was found that
the "joint worm was at work
through both fields, many
stalks being broken and bent,
while others are ready to fall
at the first wind. The little
insect cuts out the joint of the
growing static, taking from it
its strength aud life, causes it
to break oil or fall, and pre
vents the maturing of the
grain. Its ravages are unper
ceived until the destruction is
accomplished, and a field1 of
wheat apparently thrifty and
healthy will in a few after be
found to be almost entirely
worthless. The two fields re
ferred to are of entirely differ
ent varieties, one being smooth
headed and the other bearded
one early and the other'Jatc,
showing that it is not any par
ticular variety of wheat that
has caused its appearance.
The Mexican . situation gets
no better very fast. He volu
tions prevail everywhere, and
the political situation has all
the characteristics of a bear gar
den or bull ring display
A significant meeting of lead
ing Uepublicans was lately held
in the city of New York to de
vise means for the defeat of
Grant. The plan that met with
most favor was-to run a third
candidate, in the hope of with
drawing cuough of support
from Grant (o- elect the Demo
cratic nominee.-
Iloi. S.F. Hunt, of the Oh io
Senate, h mentioned as a can
didate for the nomination of
Lieuteutant Governor by the
Democratic State Convention.
Ten thousand dollars of Gov
ernment fu'iitls have disappear
ed from Springfield, Missouri,
in the pocket book of one of
General Grant's newly appoin
ted Kcvenue collectors. The
civil service in Miss-uiri it will
be remembered, has been late
ly reformed by the President
to aid the success of his schemes
in that State. Of the party
which defeated the Adminis
tration on the rpiostion of am
nesty and ret or 111, there was
not one left in oflh-e. All the
friends of Governor Hrown have
been removed, and' those of
Mr. iSehuiii are traveling to the
rear with rapid steps. As their'
places have been iilled by the
particular pets aud familiars of
General Grant, ihe. supporters
of tho administration can now
be judged by their acts. The
first we have chronicled'. A
coll'cetor steals ten thousand
dollars. But he opposes Gov
ernor Brown, he denounces
Senator Schwa, ho supports
the renoniination of General
Grant,- he fs on- the full Radi
cal platform, .and1 therefore,
will be allowed' to enjoy his
plunder in peace; '
The proposition to uniform
Federal oflice-holders is crea
ting considerable comment, A
"Western Democratic paper
thus refers to the subject :
"Bids will soon be offered to
manufacturers of brass collars
to supply enough' equal to the
federal office-Hold era in the
United States. Each collar
will be marked TJ. S. G.rt
' So corrupt is the Radical
party in the State of Hew York,
it is said to bo cheaper for the
Democrats to buy a majority in
the Legislature than to elect
Eight hundred and eight
emigrants, passed Columbus,
westward bound last week".
Wool Market. [From the New York Sun]
Wool Market. [From the New York Sun] BRICK POMEROY'S MARRIAGE.
A Very Sensible Dowry of
A Very Sensible Dowry of $ 75,000---An Editor's
Appreciation of a Valued
On Monday evening Mr,
Mark M. Punieroy, proprietor"
of Ponicroy's Democrat, and
widely known an -'Brick," wa
married to Mrs. Louisa M.
Thomas by lie v. Dr. McKlrojv
of the Fourteenth-street Pres
byterian Church, uncle of the
bride. The ceremony was per
formed at nine o'clock, in the'
parlors on the second floor of
the residence of Mr. Poineroy's
chief book-keeper, Mr. John
V. Kohinson, 2l!) East Seven
teenth street, near Third avc'
nue. The looms were decora
ted with cainelias, tube-rose
and other rare flowers. The"
wedding was strictly private,
only twenty-persons, including'.
the families interested, being;
Mr. romeroy was dressed in'
evening costume of black
with diamond shirt-studs. Mrs.
Thomas wore a rich white cord
ed silk, 'decollete and en train
trimmed with point lace and
orange flowers. Her ornament
were a diamond cross, a brooch
of unique design set with forty"
large diamonds, ami large soli
taiie diamond ear-pendants
the wedding gift of the groom
The new Mrs. Pomeroy is a
lady of medium height, with a
fair complexion and a pretty
fice. SheHias for sonic timer
past conl r.buted the column
called the "Home Corner," fu
Pomcrey's Democrat, over tho
signature "Elm Orion." There
were to bridesmaids or grooms'
After the Ptev. Dr. McElroy
had saluted the newly-married
couple, Judge lieymert step
ped forward and on behalf of
Mr. Pomeroy cave the bride a
dowry 'of $75,000. She also
received a number of other
rich and elegant presents. All
then sat down to a bountiful
1 it t
supper, ana dancing lollowcJ.
uutu a late hour.
John Greiner, of Colunibuf
Ohio, ex-Governor of New
Mexico, and author of famous
log cabin songs of 1840, died
of paralysis, at the Oliver
House, Toledo, at 5 o'clock
Saturday morning. He was a
rejrt'esentntive to the Grand
Lodge of Ohio, which has just
closed its session at Toledo.'
His remains were taken to Co
lumbus for interment.
Destructive Fire at Nelsonville.
Destructive Fire at Nelsonville. Loss Probably $ 6,000.
A. very dostrctive fire oc-
cwretf at i eisonvine, last, 1 nes
day night. The large stables
of W, 1. Brook?, Esq., were
entire destroyed, togetlx;r with
about 20 tons of hay, some 204
sets of harness-, and other prop
erty, and 17 valuable hSraes
ami 2 mules were burned tr
death. Mr. Brooks's loss will
probably exceed $5,000. Tin
stable of Dr. Shcjierd ami the
stable belonging to the M.
Parsonage near by, were also
burned, Dr. ShejiertTs lbs is
probably !?3'00, and the Par
sonage $200. Several houses1
in the vicinity were considerav
bly damaged by the flames.
The fire is supposed to be the'
work of an incendiary,, though
'not hiii" is Kmiowii of its origin.-
Nothing but the heroic eP
forts of the citizens prevented1
the destruction of a large nuni--ber
of other bttiWirigs. The'
loss to AFr Brooks is ono not
easily repaired, as the horses
burned we're well trained to'
work in his cojif tiauks.' One'
of the drivers succeeded' in get
ting a favorite horse to the
door of the stable wlien it felP
Athens Journal.
The lighb eaused' by tlie fire
was seen by many of the citi"
2en3 of this town.
Wen tir man and woman arc
made oue, the question is :
"VVhieh oue T- Sometimes-
there is a struggle between
them before the mutter" is settled,
A Winconsin editor ynscarU
ed out of bed ono niglit to re
cvivo a subscription. After
that he set up nights for over rt
week, but the oil'ctise wasn't'
repeated. ,

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