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FRIDAY, . . . August is. iSTt.
T. IX. WEDDELL, of Montgomery.
L. B. SILVEH, of Columbiana.
SAMUEL E. ADAMS, of Cuyahoga.
TITOJIAS EVANS, Jr., of Delaware.
J. W. STIXCHCOMB, of Uocking.
7. B. CHAD WICK, of Franklin.
KET. ' For Representative,
For Auditor,
For Clerk of the Court,
For Sheriff,
For Commissioner,
For Infirmary Director,
For Coroner,
Platform of the National Prohibition
Adopted at the Chicago Convention, Sept'r.
2, 1869.
Whereas, Protection and allegiance are
. reciprocal duties, and every citizen
who yields obedience to the just com
mands of his government is entitled
to the full, complete and perfect pro
- tection of that government in the en
joyment of personal security, person
al liberty, and private property, and
Whereas, The traffic in intoxicating
- drinks greatly impairs the personal
- security and personal liberty of large
masses of citizens, and renders pri
vate property insecure, and
Whereas, The existing parties are
hopelessly unwilling to adopt an ad-
equate policy on this question, there
fore we, in national convention as
sembled, as citizens of this free re
public, sharing in the duties and re
sponsibilities of its government, in
the discharge 6f a solemn drty we
owe to our country and our race.
- unite in the following declaration of
principles :
. 1." That while we acknowledge the
pure patriotism and profound states
manship of those, patriots who laid
broad and deep the foundations of this
government, securing at once the
rights of the States severally and their
inseparable union by the Federal Con
stitution, we would not merely garnish
the sepulchers of our republican fath
ers, but we do hereby renew our sol
emn pledge of fealty to the imperish
able principles of civil and religious
liberty embodied in the Declaration of
American Independence and our Fed'
eral Constitution.
2. 1 hat the traffic in intoxicating
beverages is a dishonor ta christian
civilization, inimical to the best inter
ests of society, a political wrong of un
equaled enormity, subversive of the
ordinary objects of government, not
capable of being regulated or restrain
ed by any syHt-wiu of license whatever,
but imperatively demanding for its
suppression effective legal prohibition
bothby Stte"au(I National Legisla
tion. 3. That in view of this, and inasmuch
as the existing political parties either
oppose or ignore this great and para
mount question, and absolutely refuse
to-do anything toward the suppression
of the rum traffic, which is robbing the
nation of its brightest intellects, des
troying its material prosperity, and ra
pidly undermining its very founda
tions, we are driven by an imperative
sense of duty to sever our connection
with these political parties, and to or
ganize ourselves into a National Prohi
bition Party, having for its primary
object the entire suppression of the
traffic in intoxicating drinks.
4. That while we adopt the name of
the .Nation ml Prohibition rarty, as ex
pressive of our primary object, and
while we denounce all repudiation of
the public d-bt, and pledge fidelity to
the principles of the Declaration of In
dependence and the Federal Constitu
tion, we deem it inexpedient to give
prominence to other poutical issues.
5. That a Central Executive Commit
tee of one from each State and Terri
tory and the District of Columbia, be
appointed by the Chair, whose duty it
shall be to take such action as in their
judgment will best promote the in
terests of t he party.
At Marietta. Friday, Sept. 1st.
at One O'clock, P. M.
AH voters in Washington 'Coun
ty, who are favorable to the organ
ization of a Prohibition Party in
said Cqpnty, are iovited to attend a
County Convention, to be beld at
Court House- in Marietta, on
Friday, September 1st, 1871.
at one o'clock P. M., f.r the purpose
of nominating candidates for tho
following offices, to bo voted for at
tho next October election, to-wit:
County Treasurer,
Clork of Court of Common Picas,
Prosecuting Attorney,
Two County Coramissionncis, ,
County Surveyor,
Infirmary Director.
order of
Prohibition Senatorial Convention.
The Prohibitionists of the 14th
Senatorial District of Ohio, com
prising Washington, Morgan and
apart of Noble Counties, are re
quested to be in attendance on the
Prohibition Senatorial Convention
to be held in Marietta, on Friday,
September 1st, 1871, at three o'clock,
P. M., for the purpose ot nomina
ting a candidate for State Senator,
- to be voted for at the approaching
October election.
By order ot COMMITTEE.
It is expected that GIDEOV T.
STEWART, Prohibition Candidate for
Governor, will be io Marietta at the time
of holding- the abovs Convention-, and that
he will edJress the people.
MB STEWART speaks at Athens on
tbe30th f this month, and at Middleport
on the 31ft.
A dispatch to a New York city pa
per from Washington aays the presi
dent has offered the Brazilian mission
to James M. Ashley.
The cholera is slowly spreading
"Presbyterian Whisky-Sackers."
The above ii a rather expressive heading,
ain't it? But while yon are taking in its
force, we want you to note. also, tbat it it
quoted. It is a quotation from onr old
friend, James M. Gaylord, the "wheel
horse" of the "new departure" Democracy
of Morgan. Gaylord it presumed to be tbe
chief editor of the Democrat, and be jumped
on ut the -other day on tbe ttreet because
ofourdefente of Rev. C. W. Courtright,
whom the Democrat to falsely assailed. In
the course of hit tirade be taid to ut: ' Ton
need not expect to act an v of tkeat freahyter-
ian wkisky-tueiert to rule your ticket F' We
give publicity to thit to tbow the opinion
such men at Gaylord hive of the Presby
terians ol Morgan tamnty. lit puonciy
proclaims them to be "whiakyrfuckeri."
and thinkt. evidently, tbat a bottle of
whisky would nave more influence over
their vstes than the teaching of Christian
ity; at least we judge to from the editorials
he weekly putt forth in the Democrat. Gay
lord tayt ii ne goet on tne tiump ai
Fall, be will "go for" tbe clergy generally
Presbyterian, Method ist, and all.
Thx Democrat of last week is full
of slang and false statement and
charges against us, but we do not
propose to occupy space in replying
to them at any great length. In
truth,' wo do not leel that ur read
ers are greatly interested in such
matters. When tha Democrat so
nnnecessarily and falsely attacked
Rev. C. W. Courtnght, relative to
his business matters, wo thought it
well enough to tell the people the
business the editor ot lha Democrat
had been recently engaged in, and
this iHthe cause ot the onslaught on
us. If tbe Democrat expects to cov
er np its mean and cowardly at
tack on Mr. Coortright by publish
ing column after column of false
hoods and slang against ns, we think
it will be woefully disappointed,
and here we let tbe matter rest.
We would say, however, : that
the Democrat would oblidge greatly
by quoting as correctly, when it
sees proper to quote us m an, ana
to then adhere to the truth, even if
it finds it impossible 13 tf o so at any
other time. It gives bat that we
staled that Richard Stanton, in of
fering at one time a hundred dol
lars toward starting a Prohibition
paper, and James IS. McGrew, in
saying at one time that be would
take twenty copies of a Prohibition
paper, placed themselves under oh
ligations to fulfill their promises to
as. We never made any such state
ment, and the Democrat is entirety
unwarranted in saying so. Onr pa
per was turned into a Prohibition
organ long after those promi'-es
were made, and long after they had
ceased to be binding on Messrs.
Stanton and McGrew.
The cry in the Democrat, charg
ing us with "selling out" and being
'bought back," etc., is made with
tbe same view that was in the mind
of the editor of that paper when his
attack was made on Be v. C. W.
Courtright. Tbe object of the at
tack on Mr. Courtright was to de
stroy bin influence amongst the
people; tbe charge against as is
made to destroy, the influence of
our paper. lne Democrat eauor
knows he falsities whenever be as
serts eucb a thing. If we had sold
oat for half price one-half the num
ber of times we have, been charged
with selling out by the whisky
portion ot the Democrats of Mor
gan, we would be rich.
Comings Elections.
The remaining elect-ions of 1871 will
take plaoe accordi g to the following
Time. State. To be chosen.
Sept. 5 Ca'iforn'a State'officers.
Sept. 9 V yoming legislature,
cept. 11 Maine Governor.
Sept. 11 New Mexico Congress.
Oct. 3 Texas Congress.
Oct 10 Pennsylvania Aud., Surv.-Gen.
Oct. 10 Ohio State officers.
Oct. 10 Iowa State officers-
Nov. 7 Maryland State officers.
Nov. 7 Mass. State officers.
Nov. 7 Minnesota State officers. .
Nov. 7 Mississippi Legislature.
Nov. 7 New Jersey Governor.
Nov. 7 Illinois M. C. at large.
Nov. 7 New York State officers.
Nov. 7 Wisconsin State officers.
Lancaster, O., Aug. 2, 1871.
Hon. A. G. Thurmnn, Chairman
Democratic State Executive Com
mit t e :
I have received what appears to
be a circular letter, signed by yoa
as Chairman of the Democratic
State Executive Committee, invit
ing me to enter tbe pending State
canvass as a speaker to assist in the
full discussion of the questions at
issue between the two parties and
after mature and careful delibera
tion, am impelled to answer that I
can not give an honest consent to
do so, and 1 desire to express my
reasons for declining.
2s o one has a greater desire than I
for the overthrow of the dangerous
and powerful party now controlling
the Government, and l naa nopea
that Bach wise counsels would have
prevailed at oar State Convention,
as to have almost insured our suc
cess iu which event, I wouid ha-ve
given all of labor, influence and
strength I have to a coble cause for
which I bave heretofore labored.
Eat "in the houso of its friends,"
at that convention, were dealt the
deadliest blows to the Democracy it
has yet received.
The action there, the blunders,
or worse, in the nomination for Gov
ernor, the witchery which stole
away the reason ot delegates, ana
in some mysterious way caused
them to forswear their faith, and
by public recantation confess tbat
the mission ana tne creea oi tue
parly since tho war were false, her
etical and wrong, have sickened tbe
hearts of tbe honest, quiet, thinking
voters of our party to an extent not
yet fuily recognized by our leaders,
who then voluntarily walked np
and sat on the "cuttyMitool."
The voters of our party are not
uninformed of the false position the
party is placed in. They know wo
are going before the people this fall
with at Iea3t two untruths glaring
ly conspicuous on our front. First,
they know that Col. McCook was
not nominated for Governor, and
that hiB principal competitor led
him on the first ballot, wbec the
unaccountable mistake or fraud oc
curred in tho announcement of the
vote which scores of delegates knew
to be false; and they will soon learn
bow shocked were tbe lrionds of
oar de facto candidate for Govern
or, who believed him to be too high
toned and sensitive to stand in his
present disagreeable position, when
they discovered that he permitted
his immediate partisans to simply
say in regard to the fraud or mis
take in the nomination, that they
could only "hope that it would not
get out"
This, however, is a small matter
compared to the falsehoods express
ed in the party platform. Wben
'.he convention took upon itself to
declare that the Democracy of this
State recognized as accomplished
facts the two -latest (so-called;
amendments to tbe Constitution,
and regarded tbem as no longer po
litical issues before the country, it
stated an untruth. Nothing in pol
itics, then or now, has more effected
the hearts and minds of Democrst
ic voters than these,' their denomi
nated Jena issues. And when, in
the second resolution, tbe conven
tion undertook to say that "the
democratic party pledges itself to
the full, faithful and absolute exe
cution and enforcement of the Con
stitution, as it now is, so as to se
cure equal rights to all persons nn
der it, without distinction of race,
color or condition." it exceeded its
authority and simply asserted what
was known to be a falsehood.
Frank Hard represented on the
floor ot the eonvention the true
sentiments of the Democracy of
umo. ihey were expressed first
t.:- i -. - f ? .
in uis renuiution ox instructions
' That the Committee on Rcaolu.
tions be instructed to make no aN
IaBions in their report to the eo-
called Fourteenth and Fifteenth
Amendments to the Constitution of
the United States-" And afterwards
in his minority report, stating "that
it was inexpedient to make any ex
pression of opinion as to the Four
teenth and Fifteenth Amendments.
Yet if an expression be deemed nec
essary' that the following be adopt
ed as a substitute to tho first and
second resolutions proposed to this
convention :
'-Xetolved, That the Fourteenth
and Fifteenth Amendments have
been made parts of the Federal
Constitution by fraud and violence,
and are revolutionary and void."
It the Democratic party is mori
bund, then its political priests may
be allowed to dictate to it confes
sions of sins ot their own defining.
Hut they bave eertuinly made the
party to appear like the dying Af
rican, who, wben asked by his
pruuclier if he was leady to die, and
whether he had foririven bis ure
mics, and especially bis colored
neighbor botweeen whom and him
self there had been a feud, answer
ed : 'lf l'se gwine to die.l forirlve
him, bat if I gets well, dut darkie
had belter look out for hisself."
Worse than the misrepresenta
tion of tbe party m it views of tbe
right and validity of tbe Fourteenth
nod Fifteenth Amendments, is the
confessiou of previous errors and
false opinions, implied in the Ian.
guage of the first and second reso
Tboy record' the party J.s ac
knowledging and acquiescing in tho
validity ot tbe reconstruction and
force laws of the Radical Congress;
and thus are made to admit tbat
Congress could take away the life
of ten free States, deny their exist-,
ence, annul their constitutions and
reduce them to the condition of
territories, without sovereignty or
without government, and tbat by
an act or resolution of Congress
they could be declared oat of the
Union and without any bat each
governments as Congress might or
der over them.
Tbey make as acknowledge the
right of Congrexs to deprive native
white men of full age ot the right
to vote, at its will, and to compel
these disfranchised white native
citizens, without representation ia
their government, to obey laws and
submit to authorities imposea on
them against their wills, either by
Congress or by the votes of crowds
of dumb, ignorant negroes, brutal
ized bv their former condition in
slavery, knowing none of the du
ties of the citizen and obeying the
single itsticct to vote as their new
masters, tne xtuaicai leader,, may
In recognising the validity of
these amendments and in pledging
oar party to the execution and en
forcemeat of them, we acknowledge
Congressional reconstruction fully,
against which we have contonded
with brave and hopeful hearts, as a
party, for five years. We give up
the eld Constitution, the reserved
rights of the States, the dearest
right of tbe nativejwhite man his
suffrage and surrender absolute
power to Congress to aestroy Slates,
to take away their sovereignty, to
nullify their Constitutions, to deny
to them and their people tbe right
of self-government, to pat foreign
rulers over them, to control them
bv swarms ot newly made barbari
an voters, to kbolisb their courts
and annul their laws, substituting
therefor the arbitrary willoHon
cress and of its military satraps.
Besiitence to all of these laws du
ring their accomplishment, which
are now acknowledged to be tight
or remediless, in our party platform,
brought into the Democratic party,
or in full accord with it, by such
men as Groesbeck, Ewing, Camp
bell, Ward and a host of others, who
may well exclaim, "Where now
shall we go?" Why nee the cant,
senseless phrase, "dead political is
sues?" No convention of men ever
wtre able by words to bury a polit
ical question so long as it tone hod
tbe hearts of the people, or agita
ted the minds of men. An institu
tion like slavery might cease to ex
ist, but a principle of government
or political action never ceases to
be of interest to a free people-and
to-day, although slavery, tbe insti
tntion. is dead, one of its consequen
ces, rebellion, is as much the right
of an oppressed people as when Mo
ses rebelled against Pharaoh, or
oar fathers against the British
If it be true that the Fourteenth
and Fifteenth Amendments were
made parts of the Constitution by
fraud" and violence, and are, there
fore, revolutionary and void as the
great body of the Democratic par
ty believe, ib 1 nut veriawu iu 11
that party came into power bo as to
control legislative bodies of the
State and nation, it would choose
no man to a legislative office who
would not be true to wis iaea anc
in exercising his right to judge of
the election and qualifications of
members of the body be belonged
to, would be not be bound to exv
elude any claiming election or qual
ification under these void amend
ments? Equally unpopular is the rhetori
cal expression of onr eloquent lea
der, Air. uroet-Det-K, mat "war
legislates" in the senr-c that shall
ow politicians have given it. War.
ultima ratio ot tyrar.ts. "legislates
generally as the dee-pot does. It is
the law of brute force, and is its
own executive, and he who in quo
ting; this expression thinks it
means tbat free peoplo are bound
to aconiesce in and approve the
despotic "legislation or forced re-
salts of war, forgets the thrill of
iov and hope tbat flashed through
the country when onr supreme in
dietary wined oat war's fearful
crime in "legislation" which filled
the prisons of the land with offense
less and defenseless citizens, arrest-
edand confined under war orders.
War is ever savage and cruel, and
when it "legislates." its enactments
are bruUl. and must ceaee tc have
effect whenever peace returns to
permit freemen to deny their val
idity. This theme is too 'crest for
lengthy review in a eomtnunka
tion like Ibis. I bave but suggest
ed a few salient points to awaken
the attention of tho people. Thei
Democratic party has been stun a
ed and paralyzed by the strange
action of its convention, and as yet
no one has spoken out to relieve its
apathy. . """
I take this opportunity to send
out this note of warning.- availing
myself of the chance yonr letter has
given me of making my response
more significant, by reason thereof,
than if I had volunteered to address
the public from an individual stand-
With hopo still for the future of
the great party of defense ot tne
rights of the citizen, and of the sep
arate Slates, and of the only true
Union, as the fathers tnado tt under
their old Constitution, I am, with
great respect, your obedient ser
vant, John M. (Jonnill.
In a more recent letter, bearing
date of August Htb, Col. Connell
Was AlcCook actually nominatear
During the recess after the . nomi
nation ot McCook bad oeen declar
ed, a few quietly questioned it. The
excitement ot the remaining hours
of the Convention prevented inves
tigation, and it was hoped that a
publication of tbe votes by coun
ties would snow where and how
the differences between private
tallies ntid tbe annonnced aggre
gates had occurred. But the vote
by i-ounties has not been published,
. . . i . . .
giving rise to snxpicions mat it nns
Seen. Mipprifj-ed, and tne onicml
tally fheots destroyed. The total
number of delegates was 49-1.' 'Ac
cording to ofHciui report nil thodel-
egates present voted for or against
the resolutions, 3b5 for. 129 against
making the correct aggregate of
Immediately after this vote, bal
loting began for Governor, when,
according to the official announce
ment, thirty-one delegates failed or
refused to vote ns but 463 votes
were'reported by the chair as hav
ing been cast, divided as follows:
McCook, 197; ISwing, 177; wara.8;
Groesbeck, 1: Allen, 1. Several
delegates kept tally, and before the
official announcement of the vote,
it was known that Ewing was fif
teen votes ahead of McCook, and
had received 204 vote. On the
second ballot, acccording to the
official count annonnced thirtyeight
delegates failed or refused to vote,
aggregate being 456 votes, of which,
as reported by the Secretary, Mc
Cook received 204; iwmg, ii;
scattering, 11.
By private tally kept Dy two
gentlemen known for their accura
cy, and in high esteem, personally
and politically in this? State, tbe
whole vote appears to havo been
cast, divided thus: Ewing, 241, Mc
Cook, 23ty: Mattering 13. It ap
pears, therefore, that the vote was
incorrectly announced in aggregate
and in detail. '
The evidence is strong against
tho fact of McCook's nomination,
and nothing will tend to rebut it,
but the publication of the names of
counties whose delegates tne seero
tary reported to the President as
not voting on eitner ballot for
Governor. If this can not be done,
the sooner the State Central Com
mittee call a new Couvention tbe
I have regretted ever since wri
ting this Communication that i
yielded to the urgent" request of
General Ewing to suppress its
publication, for it now appears that4it
would have been better tor both Ew
ing and McCook to have had the truth
boldly told at once than to hide it,
until drawn from the bottom of the
well by political antagonists.
If the Chairman of the Democratic
State Central Committee will publish
the private tally sheet kept by him as
corrected by comparison with two oth
ers when be was at Lancaster, and by
telegrams from Boss and Highland
Counties, I am satasfied that 1 will
show Ewing' s nomination on the sec
ond ballot. . .
Under a'l circumstances, I feel sorry
that I have been driven to write so
much about an unfortunate matter,
which I incidental'y mentioned in ca'l
icg the attention of my party to the
more important question of our duty
to ignore the false creed declared on
our platform. Like murder, it would
out, through the folly of some of our
editors, who need a fool-killer among
them to insure any hope of the party 's
The Democratic party lives alone by
faith in an fidelity to certain dogmas,
the championship of which by a very
few brave and true leaders in corrupt
times has saved it from disintegration.
Political soldiers of fertune have come
into the party from others, who have
had character and strength. Honest
and reallyfgreat men have been driven
into ita folds by wrongs and oppress
ions of a day, and we . have leaders
born in it, but no man will ever suc
ceed aa its leaderjor its savior who has
not learned the true faith of its
founder, Jefferson, and who at any
time for office and power, to carry a
sin el e annual electien, or to subserve a
selfish purpose, acquiesces in any
wrongfuLfraudlent, revolutionary or
forcible violation of the constitutional
compact, or of the rights of the States
which made the eomraet.
Dealers in
Given to the
Farming Implement
Machinery Trade.
in this locality for the sale of the
O H A. M I I O N"
Mowers & Reapers,
Mower & Reaper,
2 and the
Mower & Reaper,
visor ACrCksas of
Cook '& Heating Stoves,
tnd odd pieces of all the varieties of Cook
Stovet in the country ; mil kindt of Thresh
ing Machine Cattingt ; also 8alt Kettle,
snd Suit Flanges, 8uar Kettlet, Pott, Grid-
diet, Skillets, about twenty different pat
erntofPlow Pointt, Machine Ctttingtfor
Steamboat, flaw Willi, 8alt Work, Mow
er and Reapers ; also Cast Iron t'himoey
Topi, Window Capt, Cellar Window Grat
ing, and also Cast Iron Legs for School
house Desk and Beat.
Have eonttantly on band, manufactured
their order, all mannor of Tin-ware, Stovt
Trimmioga, Jko
Dlacksmi thing.
Manufacturer of Water Tweert, Mandrill
Swedget, 6c, for Blackamitht.
Kemember the Place :
Soth-weat Side of the Public Square
North side of Center street, between
East and Penn streets,
LXcConnelsville, Ohio.
1st. Jenkins imports his own goods
and is thereby able to undersell all
who purchase at second hand.
2nd. He haa the largest establish
ment, and most complete variety of
goods in South-Eastern Ohio, and you
are enabled to get just what you want
do not have to take just what you
can get.
3rd. Living amongst us, Jenkins
helps to build up the business of the
community, and it ia no more than
right that community should build
him up instead of going off to Zanes
ville, or some such point to buy your
At J en kins' in
April 21, 1872-f.
jffafdboitfe 2 fobe3.2 Itytotfel fOTtycj Hil3 2
West side of Bell Street, Malta, Ohio,
J6T Special attention given to the trade in Stoves and Stove Trimmings.
Agent fur the sale ot the celebrated "Clipper Mower 3c Reaper." Ererything
sold low for cash. ! April 21, 1871 -ly.
Sftj Goofo ftoi.oj)s, goois w$ loes, Sfc.
Dry Goods Merchant, South-east corner of Front and Bell Sts., Malta, Ohio has
always on band a complete stock of
New Goods received regularly, as a flourishing trade demands. . Every
thing sold at the lowest cash figure. Country Produce taken in exchange for
goods. April 21, 1871 -ly.
Front St., near tbe Bridge, Malta, Ohio, keep "constantly on hand
fro?,. Wis, GKss,.Si$dtyg WeHM GqficHj &c.
ftSr All Ordr Promptly Attended To! -ei
April 21, 1871 ly.
Rutledge db Bailey.
Altera' Block, JSo. 56 Main Street, Zanest llle, Oblo,
ITave opened a complete Slock of Velvets, Body and Tapestry Brosselp, Extra Su
per", Srperfioos, Medium Super, Ingrain, Venetians, Dutch Wool, Cottage, Hemp,
and Ki Cvrpeis. ALSO Wall Papers. Window shade, Mattt. Hogs, Oil Cloihs. Ac.
Agents for Marbleized Mantles. We ihvite tbe Public to call and examine oar
tuck. Jane 3, 1871.
keeps a Well selected assortment of
TO CALL ON lllil.
tain firm in McConnelsville My let them
selves tnle agent for the rale of ibe
reroi the public that the above j-ir is for
sale at the
who'cwle and retail. Also the largest and
best assortments of
fruit Jan. Jelly TcmMcn and.(.Ds
Farmers anrl all others in want of any
tliirft in the Frait-jar line will do well to
give me a call. J. S. WILSON.
For sale by Cochran, Eocman & Co.
June 30 2w.
ICotlce io Coal Connunier in
Mcl'onnelsvllle and Malta.
B alloc & Martin havo commenced
delivering Screaned Coal, at the
above points, and will furnish to
all who wish in good order and dry.
The coal will be boated in tbe
Steamer Adriatic
July 2l,'7;-tf
tft A large and varied stork of No
tions and Fancy Goods at Stone's.
A vi but c.lnsa article of Kichmond
Tobacco at P. bWEhXEY'd, next door
th Post-office.
J. B. STONE keeps a full line of
real genuine Buffalo work for men wo
men and children, for which he can
show the papers.
M. Close attention to the WALL PA
PER trade f the past six years, snd the
increase of buinss eonsffjnent thereof, has
tnarled onr, fronds at Adair's hook
Store to take the front rank in this busi
ness in af-M-ran Cuontv. The stock that
they carry is first elaca. and the assortment
and styles far io exceas of anything hereto
fore ktpt in the place, with pries at the
lowest notch, while they trim ail Wall Pa
per told bv Ihem'.FltEE OF CUAKUK
Wa inat rAfaivprl a larpe lot ef
Ivory Handle Table, Uessert ana tea
xr n i aa w will tiA .nlrl at prices
far beiow any ever offered in the
t A nn "
place. H. a. v 1.N i bhu.
(.Shawls and Skirts at Stone's.
Dt Goons and Groceries equal to the
iest. and cheap as the cheapest at
DIcKens' Paper Xovels
Keceived at Adalr'ft Book Storft
last week. Also, Poetical Wokkb, and
other Miscellaneous reading matter.
The best article of Natural Leaf To
bacco at P. Sweeney's, next door to
We intend offering, for the coming
weeks, to the people of McConnels
villeand Malta, GKEAT BARGAINS
in Summer Dress Goods, Poplins, Iiq
ues. Linens, Grenadines, Ac.
War OPA trili I in cltar out our Par
asols this week come and get one
cheap at Stone's.
Nice lot of Pearl Buttons, assorted
sixes, suitable for Ladies and Chil-
drens' Clothing, just received at Sill's.
A cood article of Cicar Trimmings,
at P. SWEENEY'S, next door to Post-
Sabbath School Music Books !
Fresh supply of "Pure Gold" and
"Fat h Lacbels" received last week at
A dal r's Book Store. They, also, keep
all tbe other popular kinds of Sabbath
School Music Books.
Sheriffs Sale.
A. F. Whissen vs. Henry W. Nf wmsn.
By virtue of a vendl exponas duly it
taed out of the Clerk's office of the Court of
Common Pleas, of Morgan County, Ohio,
in the above entitled action, and to me
directed, 1 will offer fur tale at Fublic Auc
tion, at tbe door of tbe Court House in Mc
Conneltville in taid County, on
Tuesday, the 19th Day of Sep
tember, A. D., 1S71,
at 1 o'clock, r. a.,of aid day, the following
detcribed Real Eatate tituate in Morgan
County and State of Ohio, tj-wit: Lot
number twenty-eight (28) in Banborn't
third () addition Io tho Town of Stock
port. Appraised at $1 SO. Term ea.h
r r A- D. HAVEliEB.
Sheriff of it. C, Okio;
3. T. Cnw, Ait'yor I'lainrijr.
Farmbrale !
16n acres in Union township 110 of
wbich is clearedfland, JO acres bottom,
good frame bouse, log barn, good well
at tbe door, good coal bank. Price
fJ.lHX). .Payments easy. Musi be sold
and. somebody will get a bargain.
For psrticulars, call on E. M. ctanbe
ry, McConnelsvilIe,.Ohio.
July 7th, 1871-tf..
Road Wot Ice.
There will be a petition presented
to the t'ommissionners of Morgan
County, Ohio, at their next session,
asking for a review and a teration in
the road 'eading from Barkhurst's
Mill to Chestertie'd, commencing at
the renter of the road, in front of
said mill, thence a South- eater y di
rection across Wolf Creek, thence un
lands belonging to E R. Coa man to
the center of the present roatl in
front of said E. K. Coalman's house.
Aug.4,1871 4w
a .
5 Ml
2 w S
O i B
1 SR)
d s
9, B
i i
Human KjgCVl isery.
jon raoiiD6diin a aeaied env
elope, rrice tixeema. a lec
ture on the Kature, Tieatmeut
snd Radical cure of seminal weakucaa, or
Spermatorrhea, induced by ielfabuae, in
voluntary emiaaiona, impoUncy, nervona
debilitv, and impeoiraenta to marriage
geneiaily ; ennsuaiption. epilepsy, and fit;
mental and physical incapacity, Ac By
Hob. J. Culverwell, !., author of the
"Green Book, c.
Tbe wurld-renowned author, in thit ad
mirable Lertnre, clearly proves from hit
own experience that theawi'al eontequene-
et of elt-abue may oe eueciuauy remov
ed without medicine, and without daneer-
ou aurgical operation!, bougiea. instrum
ent, rings, orcoraiai, pointing oa ibwb
of unreal once certain and effectual, by
which every auSerer, no matter what his
condition rosy be, may cure himaell chea
ply, privately and radically. Thia lecture
will prove a boon to thousands and thous
ands. 8ent nn.for seal, in a plain envelope, to
any address, postpaid, on receipt of 9 cents
or two noataff-e fltampt.
Also, Dr. Culverwell't Marriage Guide-
price ii cents.
Address the Publithers,
C'bas. J. C. Kline At Co.,
1J7 Bowery. Sew York, P. O. Boxs&eS.
lVegal Notice.
Harvey Darlinton vt. John C. Edward.
John C. Edwards, of the Btsta of West
Virginia, will take noliee that at the June
Term, 1871, of the court of Common Plea
of Morgan county, Ohio, the Plaintiff ia
the above action, obtained en order, from
said court, requiring the taid John C. Ed
ward, aa administrator of John C. Ed-
1 - AmmmmaA tn ihft II MA wbV the
above 'entitled action ahould cot be revi
ved against him as tbe administrator ei
JohnC. Edwards, deceased, as sforeaaid.
The ttid John C Edward, as administra
tor, will therefore take notice that, nnleas
he ahow cause by the 3rd Saturday after
the J5th day of August why it ahould not,
..iH action will be revived aeainat him as
administrator aforesaid.
By Hiss A Kejihiov, his att'ys.
July 14. 1871 ear.
Benjamin C. Preaton, whole residence is
unknown, it hereby notiged that Sarah E.
Preston, on the 13th day of July, 1871. did
file her petition in the office of tbe Clerk
of the Court of Common Pleaa, within and
fortheCounty or Morgan, Ohio, charging
the aaid Benjamin with adultery with one
Linda M. Tillman, and willful adteace for
four year, tnd atking that the be divorced
from the taid Benjamin, have the cuatody
of the children and reasonable alimony.
Which petition will be for hearing at the
next term tf taid Court.
By T. M. SriirBiiaT, her attorney
Dated this Hth day of July, 1871 w.
Limit call and see our nice stock of
Prints before they are cleared out at
(ne Million of livkS
SATED t It it one of there
markable facta of Ibis remarkable age, not
merely that so many person- are tbe victims
of dyspepsia or indigestion, bnt its witling
victims. Now, we wseld not beooderstood
to say tbat any one regards dyspepsia with
favor, or feels disposed to rank it among
the luinries of life. Far from it. Those
who bave experienced its torments would
scoot inch an Idea. Mark Tapley, he was
jolly nsder all the tryiog eireamstaneet in
which be was placed, never had an attack of
dyspepsia, or bis jollity wonld have speedi
ly forsaken him. Men and wooes some
times suffer it tortures nDComplaioingly,
but whoever beard of a person wbo enjoyed
them f Of all tbe multifarious diseases lo
which the human system is liable, there in,
perhaps, none so generally prevalent tc dy.
pepeia. If there is a wretched being lothe
worlJ it ia
A Confirmed Dyspptic t
Bat it is not oar intention to descant nd
the horrors of Dyspepsia. We have said
that djspeptia ia perhaps the most aniver-
.A. v. uuui.u ma ia eiDT.iiai.ro
ally the ease in tbe United States. Wheth
er id is general prevalence is ct to the
character ot tbe food, the method or ita
preparation, or tbe hasty manner io wbich
it is usually swallowed, is not oar province
to explain. Tbe great fact with which we
are ealled to dejl is this : .
Dyspepsia Prevaib
almost universally. Ntarly evetv other per '
son yoa meet Is a victim, and apparently
: 1 1 : t . . i - . i
a wining one , ior were noi mis toe case,
why so many sufferers, when a certain spee
dy and safe remedy ia within tbe easy
reach of all who desire to avail themselves
of it f Bat the majority will not. Blind
ed by prejudice, or deterred by some other
unexplained influence, they refuse to ac
cept the relief proffered tbem. They tarn
a deaf ear to the testimony of the thous
ands whose sufferings have been alleviated,
and with strange infatuation, appear to
cling with desperate determination to their
ruthless tormentor. Bat sejs a dyspeptic?
What is this remedy T to which we reply :
This great alleviator of human suffering"
almost as widely known as the English lan
gaage. It has allayed tbe agonies of thou
sands, and is to-day earryiug comfort aod
encotiracenient to thoaaaad- of others.
Thia acknowledged panacea Is none other
Than Dr. JJonKand German Bitter.
Would ynn know mote of the merits of
this wonderful nrjieiae than can be learn
ed from tbe experience of others T Trv it
yonraeir, and when it has failed to fulfill
he measare of its efficacy given by the
proprietor, then abandon faith in it 1
JM it St Remembered,
flrvt ef that IIOOFLAXDS German"
Bitters is not a ram beverage. They are
not alcoholic in any sense of tbe term. -Thrj
are composed wholly of the pare jnico
or vital principle ot. roots. This is not a
mere assertion. The extracts from which
they are eomnonnded are preparM by one)
of tb ablett German chemists. Unlike t
ny other Bitters in tbe market, they are
wholly free from spiritnons ingredients.
The objections which hold With so much
force against preparations of thiaclas,
namely that a desire for intoxicating;
drinks is stimulated by their one, are not
valid io tbe ease of the German Bitter.
Ho far from encoursgisg or inculcating a
taste or desire for inebrialioc beverages,
it may be confidently asserted that iheir
tendency is io a diametrically opposite di
rection. Their effVcta earrbe
Beneficial Only
in all ewe of the biliary system. Hoof
land's German Bitters stent! withoot aa e
naa I, acting promptly and vigorooly epon
tbe Liver ; they remove its torpidity and
canae healthful secretion of bile thereby
.n nnlvinir ,Iia i!im,Ii atttn t Ka mut i rA .
pen table elements of sound digestion in
proper proportions. They give tone to tBl
STOtnneh stimulating its fonetictr. and
enabling- it ta perform Its duties as aatore
designed it shoald do.
Tey Purify the Blood,
cleansing the vital fluid of all hurtful Imp
arities and lapplsMing tbem with the ele
ments of genuine beahhfulnes. Bet ia
tbat most generally prevalent. d'Stressing,
and dreaded disease, Dyspepsia.
They Stand Unrhated.
Now, there are certain classes cf person
to whom extreme Bitters are eot only no
palatable, but wbo find it impossible to
take them withoot positive d iscom fort-
For each Dr. ffoofiandt German Tonic bts
been specially prepared. This preparation
is aot otly palatable, tut combines, in mo
dified form, all the virtues of the German
Bitters. In cases of languor or excessive
debility, where the system appears to have
become exhausted of its energies. XI eo
flnnd's Tonic acts with almost marv
elonstfiect. It gives strength towraines
snd throws despondency to tbe wiads.
Bat Dr. Uoofi-tad's benefactions to tbtbn
man race are not confined to his celebrated
German Bitters, or bis invaluable
Tonic. He has prepared anotbsr medicise,
which ia rapidly winging way to popular
fivor because of its Intrinsic merits, riris)
is . iloeflana's PedopbjHIn
Pills, a perfect substitute for mercury,
w ihoulanyof mercury's evil qualities.
These wondetfal Pills, which are intended
to act anon the Liver, are mainly enwrpn.
ed of PodophylliR, or tha Tital Principle
of the H.ndreke Bool. It is the mrdioic--al
virtoes of this hearth-giving plant.
The Pbndophyllin sets directly eo the Liv
er. Tbe extract of Msodrake contain i fro,
them is ikillful!y combined with four other
extracts, thus producing a pill tbat influ
ences ibe entiie digestive and alimentary
ystm,and in its act ion is entirely tree from)
nausea. Possessing these much desirable
qoalities the Peelephyllin becomes invalu
able at a Family PILL. -vM "
Household stoald be witboat tbem.- Ihey
are perfectly safe, reeoire bat two for an
ordinary dote, are prompt and efBciett inj
aetion, and when sued in eonnectina with
Dr. II oo Band's Germ t a Bitters, or Tonic,
may be regarded as eertais specifics io all
eases of Liver Complaint Dyspepsia or any
of tbe disoidsrs to which tbe system is ord
inarily inbject. The PODOPUT
Pills act upon the stomach and the
bowels, while the Bitters or Tonio parw
the blood.
having provided internal remedies for dis
eases, has given tbe world one manly for
external application, in tbe woodertul pre
I a ratios known as
Dr. Uoofland's Creek Oil.'
This Oil is a sovereign remedy for pains &
aches of all kinds. Rbeamaticm, Neural
gia, Toothache, Chilblains, Sprains and
Burns, Pain in the KacK asd Loins, .Ring
worm, tc, Ac. , ftc, all yield to Its exter
nal application. Tbe number of cures ef
fected by it is astonishing, and tbey are
increasing evsry day.
Taken internally, it is a cure for FT part.
born, iidney Diseases, Sick Ueadacbes,
(Jolic, uyentery, unoiera Moron, ana
Cramp, Pains ia the stomach, Colds, As
thma. Ac.
The Greek Oil is composed entirely of
healing gams and essential oils. Tbe princ
ipal ingrediedot is an oily substance, pro
en red in the southern part of Greece. Its
effects as destroyerof pain aro trulv megi
eal. Thousands bave been benefit trd by
its oe. and a trial by those who e re f Sept
ical will thoroagbly eooviuce them ol its
inestimable value.
These remedies will be sent by exnreas to
m Inmlitv. nnon application to the prin
cipal office, at the German Medicine Store,
N0 63I Arcn streei, rnm.
CUA3. M. EVAXS, Prop'r.
Formerly 0. M. Jackson A Co.
These remedies are for sale by Drnggiits ,
Storekeepers, aod medicine Itealers every

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