Guernsey Jeffersonian, October 4, 1844

Guernsey Jeffersonian

October 04, 1844

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Guernsey Jeffersonian (Newspaper) - October 4, 1844, Washington, Ohio s x' GUERNSEY JEFFERS ONIAN. T. W. W. 13. FOR TUB roic f. F3UD.1Y, o Boliars per Asanum. KttfBER TJ: THE .Ii 111 i every Friu'nv ut -i vo i H'.I.AI pi r an- num il within tiiret -i o IIOI.LARS AND mi i u.vj.s il bu de- layed longer tlinn that No will ho dis-contini d unt.i all arreagcs urc jiaitl, at the IMTI tn.n ol the publishers; and a lo uulifv di-- i who shall not been a resident of this 'or of them, shull put the following -late lor (tie v ear immediately proceed- ing e'fi-ii'jn: or who, at thy time ol i 1st. When did you last conic into ibis ihe election, is not twenty-one of i count) knowing that be is not twenty-one When you carne into ceunty, b not a you come fora temporary purpoje M ho i., continuance at thr rud ol the time i-uc-h IT lieui" dt.-ijiiiiliiicd your home ....-I i. _ i _. i _ i J I" i i mat he is merely, ur the purpose oi' making it for, will be considered an tiigagun.cni (01 the subsequent year. All communications sent by muil, must be post paid, to receive ctu ntn.n. TKKS1S One square, (12 lirirs) thipc wc-cks, I 00 For every 'J.> 'I'o iliose v hi; amirii-i i.v tin }car, a l.'j- tral deduction will Job Nontly and i t xccntrd at l'n- (.1 tlir I j i I.-OMAS in UK i'.it-t v.ii." ot Iv.ju ir-. by law, by reason of ord. Did you come into this county for some infamous crime, shall have been the purpose of votinsf in this county? pardoned mid restored to all the rights of a iiuzcn, conviction thereof, be iinpnsoued in the county j.iil of the piopor county, no: more than aix months iti-.s than one month. U. Any person pro-, counsel, or advise, his vole, knowing that person IMS not been a ret-i. year to gnu Ohio AN AC J' to preserve ti.u clecliouff. l t'u- n "f duly (j'r October i, Til. 1 Sic i! Ast-emMy of i jiini bi. :.l I tin; cral, jeer 4ih. Ate you now an actual resident of this township, or ward? Founh: If the person (be] challenged as unqualified, on the ground thnt he is not twenty-one years of the jadges, or one of them, shall put the following! questions: aieyou twenty-ona years of age lo the best your knowledge and belief? The judges of the election, sr for (.ue year immcdi. j one of tii.-tn, sh-ill put all such.other ques- lin.i the election; or that, at I lions to tiie person challenged, otsdcr the election, is not twenty, respective beans aforesaid, mny be nc- i or that ho is a citi- j cessnry to tc-..t his-qualifications as an e- Lui'L'd Slate.-; or !hat he is (lector at that election. SECT. M, If ihe person challenged is wiieie and ticnc when, refuse to answer fully :mv i- ijivfii. on eonvic- i queMiims which s-liail be pul to him, as a. MI, iincil iti not ot-' loresaid. tiie judges shall reject his vnle IIVK hunuir.'! doiiai.-, nor le.-s i 15. If the challenge be not with OKCT. 2j. convicted !o luj Now Yoik in tlio lor :-j it.j; jav a Inn anv oflcnco specified in tlu-> act, or who j he izen of the United Slatei oftl'.e nga of twenty otm ye-iis; thai ou Ir.'ve bsuu an inhabitant of this State for one yen next, preceding this election; that', ou arc now an actual resident of vict shall be restored to all his civil rights and privileges. SECT. 20. All prosecutions under the provisions of this act, shall be rny indict- ment, before the court of common pleas, j the in the county whoro the ofl'tnce cheeis for Polk and gun in charge blazed away for the bene- fit of the jolly Democrats alone. Bomb, went a ffua. "Nine cheers f >r shunted ilia crowd, up they the have been committed. PKOT. 27. All fine? incurred under th.': act, ehull ptiid ] COUit'.v treasury whore the offence! vva's commit- ed, for Ihe use of such county. SECT. 2P. This act shnll, be "given specially in charge to the grand jury, at each term of the court of common picas, by the prosuiir-'j; judje thereof. SBCT. S-) much of tha act, enti- ".in act to regulate and they Ind been to selelv sed Fubruarv llic 18, aad so much f''" 'he henefii of the Loco Focos.'" crowd. Again the belcheil iorth i'? thunder tones- Ujsix cheara tor Wright anJ shmstbd the crowd in '.ones of thunder, ar.-i s-j 11 went on unU' ;hc wh'gs fc.'t more like ;.-..j their powder into the fountain than thev did of raining it into their "sever were poor feliows nwre happy thin these few whigs were when the last gii'> was They swore thai their "thunder ha; ail yeen of ihc aci, entitled, "an act to punish bet- they will give us another hun- tin on 'ind for other dred the day alier the election has he 18, as confl.-cts clo'eil in Jersey. We will all be iliere c'-tion, ilV lilC IV I I' vu-tinn thereof, be riKu-j thriti live at m ihe i.ibur pen-1 this lovviibhip, or ward, and that you h.ue not not voted ut liiis election." nur less th ;u ono e.: o-i.cT. ii. Any 10. If any person shall refuse to lake ihe oath, or affirmation, so tender- by cd, his vote shall be rejected: provided, pa.-.-ed .March t with thi- act be and the ?atne i- votij (jr ballot, rhall. on that he is not a legal voter. And they be fined in any sum i are hereby authorized to administer the not iivo hundred doiiars, nor j necessary oa'hs or affirmations to ail wit- less tlinn (me hundred dollars, and bo irn- j nesses bruiight before them, to testify to I by their were placina 'means i i i i i i. _ _. _ i. c .......__, f _ _ ty to the Umoti those shed their blood and gave their fortunes for the rmintninnuce oi' our rights, HnH for re- ppllmg tiie from our shores. hale to oppose il. They know that iheir Whig Senators in Congress voted down the German by which our tobicco, laH, were bo admitted into the North or' Europe at one fourth of the They When treason was workini' tho dcstruc-1 know tllut have wr.ingecl the tion of our armies and navy, in one por- tion of the country, in another the people .j-c- with an prisoned ui tlie county jail, of the proper j the qualifications of a person oSering to cuuiity, nut more than six nor. vote, less th.m ('tie month. SECT. 1'J. Any person 17. Whenever any person's who slial! fur- voie nhall be received, after ing taken an c-tor, who cannot lead, with a the eath prescribed in the fifteenth sec- tor carrying on the war at ihe disposal of the general government. The Southern whirs me charging the of South Carolina with designs hostile to tho Lmon, while those Southern whigs are associa- I farmer, and they hate bo told of it. They know that they are the followers of men and not of principles, and they Mate lo be told of it. They know that they practised great frauds to get into power, and when there they abused the official privilege, und they hale to be told of it. tickcl, informing him that it contains a j tiou of this act, U shall be the duty of the ted with Hartford When gotten through vvnh tiie that brought bun into n Fouiih: ll u t eisi n nniove lo rsnother state, vvith the uMdii Jo it his I name or names, different from iho.-e which j clerks of the election to write on the poll book, at the end of such person's name, the word "sworn." SECT. 18. It shall be the duty ef each judge of the election to challenge every j.eiMin uti'ering to vote, whom he shall know, or suspect, not to be duly qualified or deceit lull v change a ballot of any elector, ptev i which su'.-h from votinir elecior siiali be for such canili- cr candidates as he intended, shall, as an elector. on cim; iction thereof, be imprisoned ir. permanent re-niciicc. bu s-ir.ili ered and held to luive lo.-t his in this state: Fifith: If a u-nvivc tit iinolhci stiile with ,-in muiitii'iioi K thcrL for tin indehiniL: iiu'c, iiiiii ,1 n present resint-ncx', be ii- i.lurt ;i and held to have lnM lu- te-idcn> c iii c.dir ma t i iiiri lain SKCT. It shall be tha duty of the the Ilarifoid ConvGBlion was plotting treason, the legislature of South Caroli- na were appropriating two hundred and sixty 'housand dollars in aid to the gen- eral government. Who were then the patriots? And who ?'.ifTered more by the war? The South or North? Did the South repine? If to morrow the country was assailed, invaded, who would with more They know themade a prom- ises to the people they had power fil them all they end not fulfil one of them, and they hate to be told of it; for they know that the American freemen a serpent to sting him would nui have twice. They hate these for they know- that these honest Republican? who were deceived by them, and induced to vote on.-id- j the pL-niicntiarv, and kept hanl labor, judges of the election, or one of them, im- alacrity shoulder his musket and meet with them four years ago, will, if thus not more tlnn three jcars, nor less i 'I If a ocrson, oficring to vote, by "lie of miidiately before proclamation is made foe? And vet the associates of the correctlv advised, unite in aiding us too- i c i 11 tit i the opening of the pells, to open the bal- loi boxes in ihe presence of the people there assembled, and turn them up.-ide iho rit'ciMU, or by an elec- {down, so as to empty them of every thing slate, an inlcntii'ii lo rolurn al it period. Si.xih: T'ie timn's l.iuulv "-bail, j c.-ns-iduicd 1 h.iJd i" be h lulurc a luit. if It I-. a p'.ici: nf I: !u.- laii.pv ohjOClS, II shall bi1 Scvt'iilh: ll a man fa mil v fixed m ono business m tli.' i'H-i I It.'Ill t'' his rendonro. iphlh: 'Ihc moio :tit a new moval, shall avail m.inieil net a I! be i c-. icnce; t'Mah- r lor iriui 1-.C. 1 man nnf "I the sh ill tender to him tho ini; o itli of afiirm.ilion: "You irm) tint will fully '-uch questions as iit-liiiig vour place elec- and liulv all .-h.ili i.p !o v on K j tor at (hit j Fir-1: (lIKJii, i iili'-a'K.iis at an -itnt hns his ol tlu- per sons voted for, with a ilesigna tion of the oflice, which he or they niav be intended to fill; bul no elector shall vole except in the township, or ward, in which he actually resides. SECT. H. An) person who shall wilful ly vote in any township or ward, in which he docs not actually reside, which town- ship, or ward, shall be in the countv ol which he is a resident, shall, on convic- tion thereof, he imprisoned in ihe count) jail of the proper county, not more than fcix months, nor less than one month. SECT. 5. Any person, being a rcsiocnl of this state, who shall go, or come, into any county, and vole in such county, not bung a resident thereof, shall, on eonvic. tion thereof, be imprisoned in the peni- tentiary, and kept at hard labor not more than three ears, nor less than one )ear. SECT, 6. Any person who shall vote more than once at ihc same election, shall, on conviction thereof, be imprison- ed in the penitentiary, and kept at hard laoor not more than five years, nor less than i ne year. SECT. 7. Any resident of another state, who shall vote in this state, shall on con- vic'iion thereof, be imprisoned in the pen itentiary, and kept lots than one year at hard labor, not SECT. 8. Any person shall vote, the person be ;i iis'1 J "lues or one o pul '.hr Ksi. Aievt.ii a citizen of the as them shall United ynd. AICJOII a tia'.ivc or naturalized It ihe [-cr-i'ii efii-rins: to voie. ch'tui to a nj'tuiaiired of me hp. before ln> voio shall bo received, pindtu-c for the inspection of the judges of the election, a ccriificnte. oi aii'l aU'> >tato, un- der oath of alliimillion, th tt he is ihe iden- tical person named therein: provided, that llu; production of such ccttilicale shnll i-e ilis-pciiscd with, if the person of fenng lo vote shall state, unticr oath of iifliriimlinn, when an-i where he nat- uralized, ihat he has had a certificate of his and I hat his- will (he sarno is loit, or be yoml his po-'var lo pr.rlucj to the judges of the provuiol, fur'her, that it he shall under oilh of aiTirmation. that by reason of the miurali.vition of his parents, or one ol them, he has become a ciiizen of ihe United Slate.-, and when and vvlicit! his patent or parents was nat- urnhzcJ, the ccrtifi.'.ile of said naturali- sation need not bo produced. Second: If iho person lie challenged as unqualified, on Iho ground lhal he noi resided in (he state for one year im- mediately preceding tho judj; cs, or one of them, shall pul ihe following questions: 1st. Have you resided in this stale for one year immediately preceding this elcc lion? !2nd. Have you been absent from this slate within ihe year immediately pre- ceding ilns election? If yes, then, 3rd. When you left, did you leave for a temporary purpose, with the design of returning, or (or the purpose of remaining away t 4th. Did you, while absent, look upon and regard this state as your home? 5th. you, while absent, vote in any other slate? Tbird: If the person be challenged unqualified, on the ground that ho is not a resident of the county, township, or ward, where ho offers to vote, the judges, that may be in them, and then lock them; and thcv shall not be re-opened until for the purpose of counting the ballots there- in, al the close of ihe polls. SECT 30. Any person who shall af- ter proclamation made of the opening of the polls, fraudulently put a ballot or tick- et into tne ballot box, on conviction I that ho is thoieof, be imprisoned in the Peuiteutta- and kept at hard labor, not more than three nor less than one vear. SKCT. 21. Any juiigc of the election, wboshuil, after proclamation made of the opening of the pulls, ballot or ticket into the ballot box, except his own ballot, or such as may be received in the regular discharge of hi-s duly, shall, on conviction thercoi, be imprisoned in the penitentia- ry, and kept at hard labor, not more than Iivo v nor less than one year. SIJCT. 22. The judges of the election, sh-ill, if requested, permit the respective candidates, or one or more, not exceeding three of iheir friends, to be present in the room where the judges are, during the time of receiving and counting out the bftlluts. 23. If any person, challenged as unqualified lo vote, shall be guilty of wilful and corrupt false swearing, or af- iiiming, in Inking any oath or affirmation prescribed by this act, such peison shall bo judged guilty of vvillul and corrupt per- Norlhera federalists dare lo charge verlhrovv the false temples of Clayism. treason the very men who have given so many proofs of patriotism and devoted courage, in the field and in their supplies of means to carry on. Ihe war With our mvGlerale enemies. We have confluence in the good sense and intelligence of the people of Georgia. Ii we had not that confidence, we would of tho republic. This confidence Keep up the attack; even those do- ers of evil deeds fear the light, so do the wire workers of fear the dilaek of Nash Union. arsnjr of At the extra session of 1340, the pas- sage of the Bankrupt law was the great measure of whig "relief." At the next (rives us hope for the future: it assure- session, Clay voted ngainsi its repeal, al- us of the integntv of t'ie constitution, the shough instructed by Kentucky to vote preservation of ihe Union, and the main- tenance of our public institutions. It as- sures us of a continuance of peace be- tween the various sections of the country, anJ of brotherly love among the people of the States composing this vast republic The success of the democratic party at the next elections will be a new era in American history, which will place our Union on such foundation that no attack nf its enemies can hereafter shake or dis- solve il Constitutionalist. Read the following: "The Bankruptcy in Yew York, un- notoriety, has just returned from England. Does not rumor farther aay sliat he has obtained large sttbteriptions ftum the foreign bond holders of the A- merican state bonds, which are now in a measure, worthless, but which by direct Assumption or by Distribution of the pro. ceeds lands, would put some of do! Jars in their pockets? It is wall known that the whig party ire pledged to Distribution. Thin bas Decome one of their leading Under those circumstances, does it not seem natural that the large capitalists of Europe who hold millions of American bonds should subscribe largely for the success of the candidates of tbe whig par- Take one State for instance, Indi- ana. Her scrip afloat is about 000; at least one half of this is held in Europe. It is worth onlv 400.000. A permanent system of Distri- bution would raise it to par, and the for- eign bond holders would realize by the success of the whig party _ Could not those who have eodeep and di- rect a stake in tha success of tbe whig party affrrd to send out 2 fo to spend in the state of New York a lone Most assuredly they could, and U would be deemed a good investment. The whig papers had better be wary TOW they allude to the subject of faBrit- Gold among for soma things may yet leak out .that will still farther accel- erate the popular current against the Bank and Distribution measure of their party. Tlie Coons Scampering after Em. bodiment. We absoUilety pity the poor Henry Clay is on such a constant deg'a now running South, now North, new hurly burly, and again zig zag; next up and then down hither and yon in ail di- rections, that it is almost for the unfortunate coons lo follow him any longer. No sooner do (bey get fairly started after the Embodiment, than they are compelled to atop short, and take tha back truck. Altar chasing- him ever the country on the Tariff! they found themselves tumbled into a yankee And m trying to keep up with ilia rotary views on Texas annexation. rler th.; l.ito act, was csornous. There lhe.v have actually run away from their were implications. dischar- Provender, and mounted the The total reported exceed a] snorting annexation steed, whose nostrila How goes the right! Gloriously. The iNew York Herald, a mitral paper, have camly and impartially surveyed the whole and after an attentive examination of al! the returns winch have, up !o tins moment, come to hand, from the various Slates where tmns Ir-ive been held, or are in progress, we find that there is a very large and de- culed democratic gain since the Harrison campaign. In North Carolina, in India- na, m Alabama, in been re-ihzed Tho is from tho estate of jury, and, upon conviction (hereof, shall j jn Vermont, atu! in increase suflor the punishment attached by the laws of this Statu to the crime of perju- O- SECT. It'any judge of ihe elec- tion shall, receive, or sanc- tion 'he reception of a vote, from any per- son not having all the qualifications ot an elector prescribed by this act; orshnll receive, ur sanction tho icceptionofa ballot Irom any person, who shall refuse lo answer any q.iostiou vvhiHi shall be put lo him, in uccoidance with the provis- ions ol the thirteenth section of this act or who shall refuse to take tho oath pre- scribed by the iitleonlh section of this act; or shall refuse, of sanction ihe refu- sal by any other judge of tho board to which ho shall belong, to administer ei- ther of the oaths or affirmations prescri- bed by ihe thirteenth and fifteenth sec- tions of this act; or if any judge or clcik of the election, on whom any duly is en- joined by this act, shnll bo guilty of any wilful neglect of such duty, or ot any cor- rupt conduct in the execution of the same such judge or clerk, on conviction thereof, .shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary, and kept at hard labor, not more than five years, nor than one year. in the democratic vole is remarkably striking. In those States not heatd olfi- cinlly from, the same result is anticipa- ted, and in the great influential states of Pennsylvania, Ohio and York, the struggle is expected to be very close indeed. Pennsylvania, it is thought, and not without sn-ne good foundation, will go lor iho democrats. Altogether the ol the success of the democrat- ic parly have within last few weeks brightened up amazingly, and many oi the gloomy clouds which tested on the future fortunes of Polk and Dallas are clearing away, like the mists nf the night which had wiapped up the wood-crowned summits of the Jersey hills, ilcelmg be- I'oie the bright beams of the mom ing sun. kundred millions! The money realized H only The ot the Messrs. Joseph are not a dollar of which largest dividend P. II. Iltjyer, hardware merchants, be- ing paper. Oi the abave two thousand and twen- ty bankrupts, U is reason ibie to suppose that already belong to tho Clay Clubs. How nidiiy of them report reso- lutions, mike slump speeches, run tor oflice on iho 'coon nckel, ('.enounce Mis- sissippi repudiation, and (although bank" nipt undertake to teach the people haw t'no finances of government should be nrmagcd, may be reasonably estimated by what we see aroun.l us in Ohio. It seems thero were 330 ap- plicants who did not burst big enough to get discharges! Al a whig meeting a few days ngo, one of tho -pcakcrs was talking of tho ditfsn.'nt of fruit, and sai-l.-'M: trien-'ls, 1 should like 10 know, by grafting a Polk-stalk on a Hickory tree, what tint would bring forthJ" A democrat stand- ing by with a hickory twig in his coat made President." "Sanctioned and Sanctifird." In Mr. Henry Ciay's anti-abolition speech in the Sen ite of the States Feb. ?th, Ih39, he puts forth the follovv- mir know there is a VISIONARY DOG- MA which hoUN ih it negio slaves cannot he 'be subjects of property. I shall not long upon THIS SPECULATIVE A BST R A CTI That i.i property u-hidi, the Ian: declares to be property. 'Two hun- dred years ivive SANCTIONED and SANCTIFIED negro slaves as propcr- lile and speeches of H. Clay, page 410. Polk and Dallas. Who ever heard of a child named Pulk, ask tiie whig papers? The Newark Post in reply, states that a woman in that ci- tv cm Monday niirht give birth two rino hoys weighing eight pounds arc renurk.tuly healthy and strong, itiul their parents being of tho true De-si- orr.iti'J stork, have named thorn James K. Poik, and George M, Dallas. The in crease of voters is evident on our Plebeian. breathe jire, blood and as they paid. Bui the mmarnble in attempt- ing to ride that hiijh mettle d courser with out snJd.'e or bridle, will chaff themselves to de.uh! if they do not get their braina j-sshed out against an ash stump! Poor oons, what a pity it is that they are not honest enough to abandon corrupt and (Jishosest What a lofty In a coon song by Prentice, of the Louisville Journal, Henry Clay ai'uded lo as one. Who mounted the ladder of si high, And sat uj> aloft on a star in the sky, Vnd lighted all round with the glance of hia eye'. The poet has scarcely done full justice to the "embodiment." The following af- lusion ta hia shining qualities is far more truthful and not a whit less poetical. It was made by the celebrated John Rao- dolph, ofRoanoke: "Henry Clay is talented but corrupt. He stinks and shines, and shines and stinks like a rotten mackeral by h2ht." Push OH the Column! When some of our northern Democrats who attended the late Nashville Conres- tion, called on old Hickory; bejaddrasMd them with the fire that kindled in hie eye at New said he, "It is your own yourahoul. ders to the to God for suc- cess, and push on the Old Hickoiiea, 'aye, and Young Hick- imagine Andrew Jacksoa to have said that to every one of you, as in he hns! And tbon go and fulfil the injunction of the patriotic veteraa! "Personally I would have no objection to the annexation of My slaves are till and H. Clay. ;