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Democratic Stato Ticket
01 Klielby Connty.
roa iumchi JVDOt,
Of Hamilton County.
- rem minbks board or rrBi.ro worm,
Of Ashland Count.
Of Washington County.
Of Morgan County.
For Probate Judge,
For Auditor,
For Treasurer,
For Prosecuting Attorney,
'For Commissioner,
For Infirmary Director,
Th National Union Convention, now assembled
la tie city of Philadelphia, compoMd of delegates
from every Etste ind Territory in tbe Union, ad
monished by the solemn lessons wrbich for the last
B year It bu pleased lb Supreme Kuler of the
Cnlrerse to giro tb Ameiican people, profomiJIji
grateful for (be return of peace, desirous aa are a
lutge nujority of tbelr fellow-countrymen, In all
sincerity, to forget and to forglra tbe pant, rever
ing the eonetllution aa It cornea to na from onr an
eestore, regarding tba Union, In Ita restoration, aa
' more tacred than ever, looking with aruletjr Into
tba future aa of Inatant importance, hereby Issues
and proclaims tbe following declaration of princi.
iplea and pnrpoaea, on which tbe bate, witb per
feet utuuluilty agreed:
1. W bail, witb gratitude to Almighty God, tbe
nd of war, and the return of peace to our afflicted
, and beloved laud.
. 1 . Tba war just cloeed baa maintained the au
thority of tbe constitution, witb all the powera
which It coofere, and all tba reatrlctlona which it
Impoeee upon tbe general government unabridged
nd unaltered, and it baa preserved tbe Union with
tbe equal righta.dlgnltj and authority of tbe btate
perfect and unimpaired.
3. lteprerentatlon in tbe Congreia of tbe United
Btatee, and in tbe Electoral College, la a right re
ogniaed In tbe constitution aa abiding in every
btate, and aa a duty impoae'd upon ita people fun
damental in Ita nature, and essential to the e is-
; tenca of our republican Institution, neither Con
gieae nor the tieaeral Government baa any power
or authority to deny tbla right to any State, or to
withhold ita enjoyment, under tbe constitution,
from tbe people thereof.. .
4. We call upon tbe people of tbe United Btatee
to elect to Congreaa aa membera thereof none but
men who admit this fundamental right of repre
sentation, and who will recommend to aeata therein
loyal representative from every Btate in allegiance
. to the United Btatee, subject only to tba constitu
tional right of each Uouae to Judge af tbe election
. returns and qualifications of its own membera. .
5. Tbe constitution of tba United Bute and
' laws made in poniuance thereof . are the supreme
law of the laud, any thing iu the constitution or
laws of any btate to tbe coutrary notwithstanding.
All powera not conferred by the constitution upou
the.tienerai Government, uor prohibited by it to
bialca, ars reserved to the several Utatea or to the
people thereof and amrng the rights thin resorv
' ed to the btatea la the right to prescribe the
qualifications for the elective franchise tbereiu,
hlcu right tooxress can not lntorlera with. No
btate or combination of States boa the riirtit to
with.lrua rt.it tli !?,. ... ... I. ..i- .P
. their action in Cougress, or otherwiso, our otheie
. Btate or States trom the Uuion. Tba Union of
- mese nuiiee is perpetual ana can not be dissolved.
. boob aineuauieui to Uis constitution of the
United fcUies may be made by the ieople thereon
as they my deem expedient, in the mode poiuled
-out' by iu provision; sud in proposing such
amendments, whether by Congress or by a coaveu.
' tiou. and in ratify lug the ssuui, all the btatea ia
' the Union have an equal aud au indeleoslble right
.. to a voice aud vote thereon. ' I '
I. blavery Is abolished and forever prohibited.
There is neither design nor
of the (southern Males, that
it should
ou the psrt
etablinbed upon the soil or wilbin the Juriadioilou
of tbe Culled States, and the enfranchised sUves,
' In all tba States of the Uuiou, should receive, iu
- common with ail their inhabitants, equal pruteu
tion. iu every right of oevauu aud oronsri. 1
ever be r
. While we regurd as utterly iuvalid, aud never
to be sss'imso at iuaue blading loice. auv obh.
: gaUoai tucurred or undertaken in making war
sgsinst the United States, we hold the debt of tbe
' nation to be tacred and inviolable, and we proclaim
- .our purpose, in discharging this duty as ia i per
forming all other naiiouul obligations, to niolniain
nnimpaircu ana uuiuipeacuea uie Honor and iailii
til the Itepuplio.
. u. U is the duty of the National Government to
recoguixe iue services oi me Federal soldiers and
' sailors la the contest jurt closed by niee lug promp
tly and fully all their just aud riguUui chums tor
services the jr have rendered the nation, aud by ei
teudlng to those who h.ive survived, aud the wid-
ws awl o:phans of thosa who fell, lbs most geuo
ruus and oousidorato core.
10. la Audrew Johnson, President of tba Uulted
State!, who im bis great office has proved steadlasl
in bis devotion to the Constitution sad tbe iuier
, tuts of couutr , unmoved by persecution and undo
' aerrsd reproach, having laitli unsssailed in the
people and the principle of ire guveruuwut, We
revoguia a Chief Ui&ismu whd is woithy of tbe
U041OU, and equal to in great crisis upou which
his lot i cast, aud w tender to him ' the dis
uarg e ku. Ijigh aad respoewibie duties our pro.
(wand reepeel, and th. unmjff eur cordial
and tinevre aurrjiort.
To the Voters of Morgan County.
I have been requested to state, over
my name, whether, if elected to the
office of County Commissioner, I would
favor the levying of t tax to aid in the
erection of a bridge across the Mas
kingum River, at M'Connelsville, or be
in favor of an approbation from the
County Treasury for that purpose..
To all voters I state, unhesitatingly
that, if elected, I shall Neither favor a
tax, an appropiation, or a loan by the
County for that purpose.
Judge of the Court.
We ask the voters of Mtrgiyi Coun
ty, before they cast their ballots for
Common Pleas Judire, to reflect and
honestly consider the situation
Muskingum County has had the
Common Flons Judgo of this Circuit,
composed of the counties of Noblo,
Morgan and Muskingum, the lastftwity
yearst and now has the prcertmplion to
claim it fivo yearsrmoro in the person
of Colonel Granger. The voters of
Noblo and Morgan can now provent
the ungenerous and arbitrary demands
of Muskingum if they' will.
Judgo John E.IIanna, of M'Connels
ville, Ohio, well known to every vo
ter of Noblo and Morgan couutics is
the candidate of these two counties
against tho claimsof Muskingum. We
ask, shall Noblo and Morgan counties
be longer imposed upon by tho imbe
cility, impudence, and overbearing
arrogance or .Muskingum county.-
Will wo be the tail to tho Muskingum
Judge Hanna has been a resident of
this county for near forty years. Ho
was Judge of the Court of Common
.Mcas, in the Circuit composed ' of tho
counties of Morgun, "Washington, Ath-
ens, Moigs, Gallia, Lawrence and Sci
ota, from 1810 to 1847. Ho is one of
the best lawyers in this District, and is
honest and capable and will, at all
times and in every county, bo on hand
to bold Court. Ho is industrious,
prompt and courteous, . and no man
need fear partiality, prejudico or vin
dictiveness at tho hands of Judgo Han
na. If tho people of this county will con
sult their interests as tax payers, ju
rors, suitors, &c, &c, they will not for
one moment hesitate as to how .they
should vote for Judgo.
Wo do hopo some interest will be
taken in this matter and Muskingum
county let know that tho other coun
ties in the District havo so mo rights
and that they will try to mnintuin
them, and, for a timo, ceeso to play
second fiddle to the overgrown nnd
arrogant county of Muskingum.
Soldier's Re-Unions.
On the 9th day of Octobor,being the
2d Tuesday of said month and the day
of tho election, thero will bo a re-union
of all Boldicrs who'fought for tho Union
of thirty-six States. ,
Theso re-unions will bo held at the
places of holding elections in the seve
ral townships of this county. Tho
meetings will commence at about 8
o'clock in tho morning and continue
until 6 o'clock in tho afternoon.
Tho meetings will bo eloquently and
convincingly addressed byGoncruMn
telligcnco, Generul Common Sense,
General Patriotism, aud Generals
Peaco, Union and Constitution. . '
' A discussion will tako place at tho
several' meetings between tho above
named Generals and General Negro
Morbus, . General
Amendment, General
Generals Dig-content,
nnrl fSnnfiialrm
Dis-union, and
War, Anarchy
All soldiers of tho lata war, who
fought for the restoration of tho Union
and tho supremacy ol tho Constitution,
will stand by and maintain tho 6ldo of
tho firt named speakers. , , . '
.All soldiers of the Into war, who
fought to froo the negro and make nim
his equal politically and socially, will
take sides and voto for tho doctrines
enunciated by .the last named speakers.
Let every Democrat and Conserva
tive be present at these tnoetings, and
remain on the ground all day and en
courage the" .'true boys in blue" in
their glorious undertakings. I
; JterAll who believe tho Union : con
sists of twenty-six instead of thirty six
States, and are in favor Of keeping fon
Southern States out of tho Union, will
voto for Plants.
lEvery citizen who is in favor of
that Philadelphia Convention whoso
orators were Fred. Douglass, the negro,
and Anna Dickinson, the strong-mind
ed woman, will Vote for Plant. .
" fttJrThose who aro in , favor of the
party Which gives a bounty to its Con
gressmen of 14,000, and to soldiers, if
any, 50 or tlOO, wiH rote for Tlants.
To the Polls!! To the Polls!!
Push on tho column, tho skios are
bright Evey thing seema to b Idok
intr for tho irood of tho country. Lit
no man now falter aud slay at home on
next Tuosday; Come to the election
early, stay there all day, and work for
the) glorious cause of the Union and the
preservation of the Constitution. .Per.
haps this is tho last struggle we will
DO permitted to mane tor our rigin
under the Constitution aa it is. An
unholy attempt is being made by des
perato men to mutilate that glorious
Constitution as it came from tho hands
of our fathers. Unholy attempts are
being mado to prevent a Union of these
States. An attempt is beingmade to make
nil negroes citizensof the United States
and of tho State in which they, re
side, make them voters and fit to bo
chosen io any office or place under tho
Constitution and laws. Millions of
dollars are squandered and spent upon
the negroes, at tho oxpenso oJr.tht
whites. The Bounty duothewhitf
soldiers is left unpaid, whilstthe nogro
in his claim is promptly attended to.
All tho legislation of tho Radical Con
gress tends to tho ad"antatro of tho
blacks, whilst tho rights and ' interests
of tho whites nro impudently ignored.
Rally then to the polls on next Tues
day and assert and vindicate the rights
and tho intcrosts of tho white man.
Do not permit one man who is with
you in tho vindication of tho Constitu
tion and in tho restoration of tho Union
to stay away from tho polls.
If every man friendly to "tho Consti
tution as It is and thoUnion as it was"
can bo induced to go to the polls and
vote, all will be well. Ohio will bo
redeemed from tho hands of tho Radi
cal, Revolutionary, civil war party.
Wo must bo vigilcnt nnd active.
Tho signs of the times portend suocess.
rom all quarters wo hear of numerous
nnd important changes taking place in
favor of Democratic Conservative ideat.
and all will bo well. A glorious poli
tical regeneration and victory awaits
the efforts you will nrako on next
Tuesday. Organizo your forces,
IIuvo your Committees enrly on the
grounds. Slay at and wateh tho polls
nil day, prevent fraud, cheating and
imposition that may bo practiced or
attempted. Seo that all lognl voters
deposit their ballots and beo tha,t no
illegal voting is permitted.
ttgrCongress nt its last session np
propiated out of the peoples Treasury
tho sum of $2,000 extra pity to each of
the Radical members. This sum is
now used as n corruption fund, nnd ex
pended in uid of the election of Radi
cal members to Congress. Tax-payers
remember this when you como to pay
your taxes, and when you condemn tho
corrupt practico at tho polls. . .
jQTThoBO of our citizens who are in
favor of puuishiug ministers of the
Gospel and magistrates if they refuso
to aolemnizo marriages between whites
and negroes, will voto for Plants tho
champion of that rule. '.
WrThoso who arc in favor of Con
gress legislatingentirely for tho negro,
and never for tho white man, will vote
for Plants.
HS.lt is a noteworthy fact that every
Treasury thief nnd rascal in tho' couu
try is enlisted on tho sido of the Radi
cals. They aro liko the
vultures that smell tho carcass from
ufur. They know that civil war will
follow tho triumph of tho Radicals
this full, and civil war will bo their
carcass, upon which , they expect to
feed and grow fat.
Bc&.At tho last session of Congress
it was graciously proposed by a mem
ber to set asido one day out of the
week for tho consideration of tho whito
man's interest and that it should be
known as tho white man's day. This
was voted down and the wholo time
was givon up to the consideration of
negro bills. -iwrTho
Radicals propos to forco no
gro suffrage upon tho Southern Stato,
In two of theso States the negroes out
number tho whites, and in . others of
them they are jvcarly . as numerous.
With negro suffrage they would elect
necro members of Congress and negro
Senators to tut by the side of tho white
Representatives from tho .North
Thoso who aro in favor of such a Con
gress wilL vote for rlimu. -
. JUaTTboee who are in favor of
tariff especially to protect x tho cotton
lords of New England and the iron
mongers of Pennsylvania, at tho ex
pense pf tho .West, will vote for Plant
Plants at the last sontiion of Congress
was a groat champion of tho Mtwu
thusctU tariff.
Figures DoxiVIjie.
Hook oil this J.cturdi
.In July, 18(J( PLANTS voted for
and made the following appropriations
out of tho Government Treasury : - -
to Commissioners and clorks to negroes;
for printing for negroes ;
for houses and wood for negroes ;
for clothing for negroes ;
for bread and butter, whito sugar and
all kinds of good things for negroes ;
for medicines for negroes ;
81,320,000 .
for railroad and steamboat fares for
traveling negroes;
for school-musters and marms, and
school-houses for negroes.
Making the snug little sum of
Appropriations Tor the Whites.
For soldiers' widows, bow much? a
email sum ; for the extreme poor and
destitute, nothing that is the word,
nothing. . .
To tho whito soldier who served
twoyears, 8 50
To tho white soldier who served
three years, $100
To Plants himself, 810,000, for cloven
months' service being 82,000 extra
pity for each session, and being $4,000
more money than tho people of this
District agreed to pity him when ho
was first elected.
Cash for the J Mack
soldier- Promises
for the White Sol
dier $300 Extra
Bounty for the
Black Soldier
Only -$100 Extra
Bounty 'for the
White Soldier.
Congress, in 18GG, voted tho black
soldier $300 for extra bounty, and ap-
ropriated tho money to pay it. 1 '
Tho whito veteran gets $100 extra
bounty, and . Congress appropriated
NO MONEY to pay it.
$4,000 Extra Pay
for Congressmen
IN CASH i no . money for tho, whito
soldier. Seven millions, IN CASH,
for tho Froedmcn's Bureuu, and ' no
i i
money for the whito soldier.
No white soldier gots more than $200
as extra bounty, 'livery nogro soldier
gets $300 for extra, bounty. , , ,
i Many of the white soldiers served
three years. '
Nono of tho negroes served more than
two years, r .; . "f ! .v
ItaT Th o Jacobins have increased tho
taxes of each person' in tho' United
States man.'woman and child from
two dollars and a half to thirty dollars
a head I Those in favor of still further
increasing them will voto tho Jacobin
ticket and for plants. ; : , . .. ,
ftejyPlitnts vobul, iu the laht Con
gross, $7,000,000 to feed, cloth and ed
ucate Southern ' negroos. Ho did not
vote one cent to relieve tho suffering
whites at tho North. Thoso in favor
of this will vote for Plants. .
' JKiSEvory person who is in favor of
the Civil Rights JVill, which punishes
hotel-keepers if they do not allow no
groos to sit at their tables with white
guests, will vote for Plants. Ho voted
for it in Congress. . . . , ;
Coin ally loyal soldiera now,
. ' I have something nice to tell,
, For I'm a candidal for Congress,
.. And 1 love you--0, how well.
My course in Congress heretofore
Mast Just suit th Boy In Blue,
For 1 voted millions for th negro,
But nary cent for you.
We've both mad deaperat charges,
Tho' In a somewhat different way,
For while you charged th rebel
I charged on "Extra Pay."
And now, dear soldiers, on and all,
The cos 1 clear and plsinj
If you'll send me back to Congress,
I'll do the tarn again.
tor Look out for all kinds of lies
and falsehoods to bo put in circulction
by the desperate leaders of tho Radical
faction from now until the closo of tho
polls on tho 9th instant.
IQrEvcry man who votes for Plants
votes as distinctly for nogro suffrage
and negro equality as if they were
printed on his ballott.
tjyThe Boldiors, to get their
$100 bounty will voto against Plants
who voted against their receiving it.
tayTlio80 who aro in favor of high
taxes and a permanent National debt
will voto for rinnts.
Jt3rlti tho Cleveland Convention the
resolutions wcro reported by a soldier;
in tho Pittsburg, by Ben. Buttlor ! One
did Alio fighting; the other something
HarTho taxes imposed upon tho peo
ple for tho support of tho Federal
Government are $500,000,000. Before
the Jacobins enmo into power 870,000,
000 were sufficient.
KaTAll those who aro in favor of
placing negroes In our jury-boxes and
allowing them to voto at tho ballot
box, will voto for rinnts.
jfeflrEvcry person who thinks a ne
gro soldier ought to havo as much pny
for two years us n whito soldier for
throe years, will voto for Tlonts. .
fifflrTho poonlo of tho District of
Columbia, by a voto of 7,200 to 58, de-
cidod ngainst negro suffrage. After
this protest of theirs, Plants voted to
Iroposo it npon them. Thoso In favor
of this action will voto for Plants.
isir Plants is in favor of placing no
gro and whito children sido by sido,
upon nn equulity, in tho public schools.
Ho is in fuvorofnegrojuricssittingsido
by sido with white men in tho jury
gtjjrAll thoso who boliovo io Congress
appropriating to each member $2,000
extra as na electioneering fund will
vote for Plants, who pocketed btharo
of that fund.
StgrPlants took enro to voto for u
law that tho Territories of tho United
Stutes, ten in number, should not deny
tho right of voting to the negro.' But
they put no prohibition in tho Statute
against tho Territories conferring tho
right of suffrago to thoso men who
possessed proporty. Under their law
tho negro could not be disfranchised
but the poor whito man might. They
thus put the negro before . tho whito
man. '
BttyAU persons who aro in favor of
bribing States to adopt negro suffrage,
by giving them more members of Con
gress if they do, than they ; would
otherwiso havo, will voto for Plants
who sustains that moasuro. ' ' 1
tfiaJPlants can not and will not deny
that ho voted for a law which forbid
tho people of tho territories from ex
cluding negroes from voting, but which
did permit them to exclude' nil from
the ballot-box who did not own real
estate This law passed, arid tho poor
white can bo disfranchised under .it,
but tho negro can not. ' . '
H. Wendell Phillips said in Cincin
nati that ho had spent nineteen years
to take nineteen States out of tho
Union. Plants differs with Wendell
in this, that he has spent half of niue
teen mouths to oxcludo from the Union
ten States that wero alroady in! . .
' J2rThia Congress owes it to its own
character to sot the seal of its reproba
tion upon adoctvino which is booomlng
too fashionable, namely,
that this is tho whito man's Govern,
mont. Thad, Stevens. .
Thoso who axe in favor pf "sotting
the seal of reprobation1' upon ; H will
rote for Plants. 'Ho is1 a follower of
Stevens is his faithful henchmen
and does not believe Uv a white man's
Received by the White Radicals.
In Rochester, on Thursday evening,
Fred. Douglass epoko to tho Union
League and gave an account of his visit
to Philadelphia, wo quote:
"On my way to Philadelphia. I met
the Indiana and Louisana delegation,
I Was in th forward car next to tho
engine a precedence which is usually
accorded to hegroes, so that in case of
accident we should have the first chance.
The delegation came to me and said
they had a very gravo subject to dis
cus. They entreated me not to go to
Philadelphia. Tho country was agita
ted with important questions. The
issue -wns between Congress and tho.
President. If I went to Philadelphia
the Indiana delegation feared that
their Conirrcssmen would be defeated:
and If Congress were dofeated Johnson
would be in tho ascendancy, and that
meant Memphis, New Orletnis and the
continued persecution of Union men
throughout tho South. I told them I
miirht as welt put a pistol to my hoad
and blow my brains out as to back out
now. Had I been left to chooso I
should not havo como hero at such it
time; but I had been appointod by tho
iicpuoiicana ot Kocnostor, ana there
was now no means or escaping tho
odium of having a negro dolcgato in
the Convention. If I refusod to come.
or was kept out, tho matter would bo
mado worse Instead ofbettcr.
"On reaching Philadelphia, I heard
a rumor that some of tho Northern
loyal Governors were regretting exceed
ingly that Koehcstcr had sent an nelv
child :t black delegato to tho Conven
tion. They 'hoped Douglass would
have too good sense that was tho way
they put it 'not to attempt to tako u
scut in tho gathering or join in the
procession.' Indocd I did not know
exactly how I should get in. I had
not scon ourotlierdelcKate, and it would
scurcely have been seemly for mo to
wane alone. Uut a kind rrovtflenco
tossod theyoung, brave, eloquent Theo
dore Tilton in ray way, nnd that mftn
of bruins nnd cloquenco and ccnius.
like his master, was not ashamed to
call a black man brother. lid took
mo by the arm, and wo marched in tho
grand procession together. Arrived at
tho Convention, the nrst man 1 met
was General Curl Schurz, and tho sec
ond was General Butler. They .both
took mo cordially by tho hand, and
there is a great tlunlceyism in most of
us after that every body recognized
mo. All tho diihculty was over at
Where of the
People Should Be.
Henry Ward Beecher, in speaking
of President Johnson, Bays that what
ever other qualities ho may possess,
this muot be credited to lnm, "that ho
has mnintuiuod simplicity of maunors,
and a true lovo of tho common people."
Therein it is that Mr. Johnson always
has had so strongly the sympathies of
tho worklngmen of tho country. His
manners wero always simple, nnd his
love of tho "common people" ulwayu
true. lie has earned theso qualities
with him to tho Presidency. High
ofliciul position docs not alter his char
acter. His lovo for the people, and his
simplicity of manner, he retains under
all circumstances, llenco tho attach
ment of tho pooplo to him. :
It would bo well for tho people, to
day, if that could bo saiej, with truth,
of the Radical Congress that simplici
ty of manners and a true love of tho
common people characterized it. On
tho contrary, it showed itself to bo
haughty, ovearbcaring, profligate,
lavish in expenditures of publio money
imposing new burthensou an already
heavily taxed people, and voting them
selves extra bounties." It exhibited
neither eimplicityinmnnnors, economy
in expenditures, nor consideration for
tho interest of the ' people. It took
good caro of its own members voting
them extra compensation and back
puy,-it took good caro ol tho negroes
by voting them millions of dollars to
feed, cloth and school them; and took
good euro of tbo New England manu
facturers by voting . them increased
bounties, which tho people have to
pay in indirect taxes. . . ;
The sympathies of tho tax-payer, of
tho workingmen, , of all friendly to
simplicity of manners in our publio
men, and economy in publio expendi
tures, will bo with tho President, and
deservedly so. . He merits their coiili-.
denco ana will roceive it. Cinciunati
Enquirer. ' , ,
A Curious Traitor and Usurper.
Ben. "Wade culls the President "a
traitor and an UBuper," A traitor to
what ? To tho country ? To tho
Constitution? To tbe Union? Oh,
no,, reader, but to "tho party,'' terrible
offense! Stupendous crimo I ' But ho
is an usurper. Wherein? When Con
gress pasnod laws conferring utmost
unlimited military powers on him, and
ho vetoed them, wus ho an ; . usurper?
Can ho bo a traitor and usurper when
ho : declined accepting.; ; tho inercas-.
ed powers Congress attempted to givo
him? And Bon Wado, as Senator, vo
ted to oonfor theao oxtraordinrry pow
ers ou Mr. Johnson, and which u do-,
olined to roceive, and yet Ben Wado.
has tho effrontery to call tho President
a traitor , aud nHupt'fr!-i-TCincinnatl
Enquiror, . ,.; , . ,
B&.Tha only reason why the ' Jaco
bins refuse to allow ten States to bo
represented-! n Congress, is the ' fear
that they, united with other: States,
would then control the action of tho
Governntont. They don't want a ma
jority of the United States to rule, and.
hence they keep it divided.

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