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"OOU DtFEXU THE RIGHT."
(We sea It announ ;ed lint General Charles O.
H:irplno-oltlclally known as City Register, po
lltlrally as tire Democratic Union Party, and
poetically at Miles O'HIelly has heed appoint
ed to present the claims of Mr. Chase to the
Domouratlo Convention. Uen. Halplne will In
troduce his speech by singing the following
verse from one of hls.beat known lyric. We
fancy the sensation tho strains of hi manly and
aplrited tenor voice will create as he warbles
the following :Tkiiii'Nk.
Come fill your glasses, fellows,
Anil stand up In a row,
Kin a ('residential drinking
We are going for to go ;
Le us have no more d Iscussion here
At least no more to-night
While for President Ulysses Grant
We tuke our foremost flight !
O, for Presiilent Ulysses
Let every glass be bright
May he rufe the country he hxs saved,
And Uod defend the right.
la the world to-day no prouder name
Is bomo on any breeze,
And with Grant tosteer thashipof Slate,
Oar flag shall rule the seas ;
NnnDorahitn" ahull bo north of us,
And South of us no foe
Our Slurs and Stripes in the Canada,
And likewise Mexico!
For with Presiilent Ulysses
Will he few who care to tight
May he rule the country he 1ms saved,
And Uod defend the right!
80, boys! a final bumper,
While we all In chorus client
'For next President we nomlnatn
Our own Ulysses Grant!"
And If asked what State he halls from,
Th Is our sole ropiy shall bo,
From near Appomattox Court House,
With Its famous npple tree!"
For 'twas here to our Ulysses
That I.ee gave up the light
Now, boys, "To llrunt for President,
And Uod defend the right !"
Tim tovixu ovi;nii..
The groat question in politii-s now
is, what will he dona on tho 4th of
July at the Democratic Convention in
New York ? We arc:"not a prophet,
nor the son of a prophet," hut as "com
ing events cast their shadows before,!'
we may predict the course of that
body, and let time tell how near we arc
The first struggle in tho Conven
tion will be on the "two-thirds rule."
This, adopted we think in '1 1, requires
a majority of two-thirds hi the Con
vention to nominate a candidate for
President. The Pendleton men will
undoubtedly move the suspension oj
this rule, thereby making a majority
sufficient for nomination. The sub
ject has already been broached in the
Tims. Tho opponents of Pendleton
will as firmly oppose its suspension,
and having Democratic usages on their
side, it will bo hard work to carry it.
The Democracy is notably opposed to
siny change or reform. Wo may pre
dict then, that the two-thirds rule will
continue in force.
The next .struggle will likelybc on
the platform, that is, if it is taken up
before tho candidates, as was the case
in. our own Convention. Hero there
is bound to be a mighty conflict, and
one that may rend their party into
two factions 1 Negro suffrage mu.it
come before them. Tho inevitable
ghost of Cuffy will rise up and .
"Shake Ills gory locks"
at them, and will not "down" at their
bidding. The World has already de
clared for manhood suffrage, arguing
thnt the negro vote an important cl
ement in the next contest can be car
ried only on that platform. But the
old "untcrrificd" war horses of the
Pomeroy kind will rise up in their
might to utter their everlasting pro-'
test against making the black the equal
of tho white or else they will shut
their eyes and swallow it down with a
gulp and a gag. But seriously, tak
ing all things into consideration, it is
not rashness to predict that negro suf
frage will be a plank in their platform.
It must com"-, and the sooner over the
better. But oh! what a change will
Then, on the Bond question. The De
mocracy aro not united on this. The
Pendleton and the Seymour factions
will come into contact here, and it re
mains to be seen if money or ignorance
will rulo that body of enlightened (7)
men. We say that money will win,
and therefore that tho platform will
not be anti-bond. The very fact that
the Convention meets in the headquar
ters of the bond-holders argues in favor
of this. It will be strange if Belmont,
8eymour and their fallows will not
triumph over the West. But the
"greenback" men will die hard, and
their apostle, Pomeroy, has declared
he will support no bond-holder. In
this, as in all their questions, policy,
not principle, will be their guiding
motive. They must give, the lie to
their Chicago platform of 64. The
war has NOT proved a failure, and they
will be forced to admit itat least so
far as subduing the rebellion is con
cerned. .'. This will be a bitter pill on
them. '' And what their declaration in
JAS. E. BAYERS,
regard to tho war will be we caunot
tell, nor do we care to predict.
The platform arranged, the next
fight will bo on tho candidate. Pen
dleton, Chase, Hancock, Seymour
are in the field with their backers. If,
as we have said, the two-thirds rule is
set aside, Pendleton will be nomina
ted on the first ballot. If it continue
in force, he cannot be nominate 1 at
all, as those w ho are opposed to him
will never yield to him. Then, how
ever formidable tho movement may
seem now, Chase cannot bo tho candi
date. That would be too much of a
desertion of principle to command any
respect from the world. Chase can
win no Republican votes, and cannot
gain all tho Democrat votes. Han
cock will be quietly laid on tho shelf
after the first ballot. Seymour will
likely not be voted for at first, but
what may bo done afterwards, no one
cm guess. Perhaps some great "un
known" will be seized upon to enter
the course against our Captain, Grant.
It is thought now that the outride
premtre will control tho nomination.
Certainly the Five Pointers will be
there in force. It is also feare.l by the
Pendleton men that the delegates will
be bought, that money will nominate
the man as well as the platform. Wo
shall see what c shall see.
Let us contrast our Convention with
theirs. ():irs was all unity and har
mony; theirs will all be disunion and
discord. In ours there was not a dis
senting voice on any measure; in theirs
measures will be carried amid storms
of opposition. Ours was animated
with the wildest enthusiasm; theirs
will be a fiery, contending body, void
of genuine enthusiasm. The whole
party re-echoed the action of our con
vention; their action will be received
with curses and disappointment. Is
any one incredulous as to the result in
November? Can a house divided
against itself stand? Can a parly
torn with I'ictions and rebellion pre
vail against one united on every sub-
j'-cf? u J.
.moo riti:i:ini:- ! itinr ton utisii
I.S fll.lt I V.
Irishmen, as a clas are inveterate
haters, of the "nagur." But few arc
lovers of Briton's sons. The two ele
ments, African and Irish, have a com
mon dislike for the English. The
former remember with bitter feelings
the arms of English make furnished
to their musters, the clothing and mu
nitions of war. Sympathizing with
those who are persecuted for the
"wearing of the green" they again
offered to fight in the struggle which
"once begun is battled oft, yet ever
won." In proof of this we submit
the following extract from tho pro
ceedings of the Sixth Fenian Congress
asssmbled- at Cleveland, Ohio, Sept.
New OiiLEAxs, Sept. 3, 1867.
To Cot. W. Ji. Hobcrts, President,
Five thousand colored men of this
city have offered to fight for Irish
freedom. Wm. Ci.eary, M. D.
On motion received.
On motion tho following resolution
was unanimously adopted:
Resolved, That if there arc five
thousand colored men in New Orleans
willing to fight for Irish liberty the
offer bo accepted, and that in the name
of the Irish people tho Fenian Broth
erhood accept tho services of every
man who truly loves liberty nnd is
willing to fight for Ireland, without
distinction of race, color or nationality.
In this instance Erin's sons place
themselves in equality with the negro.
Why is this thus, and who can account
Orf OF TIICIR OWX MOt'THS THEY
A lit; iOSDEMSKD.
When Geo. V. Lawrence said (or
was reported to have said) something
about the still-houses nnd schools in
Greene county, the whole copperhead
crew raised a fiendish yell of indigna
tion. All their filth, accumulated for
years, was thrown at him. The pious
and educated Democrats branded him
"liar." A prominent Democrat of
this place, in describing their nominee
for Assembly, said, "If we had mauy
such men as he in our county, ire
would have more BTILL-iiouses, and
fewer scuooLsand churches." There,
swallow that, ye pious hypocrites. Is
not this the man you have chosen
to represent you in the Assembly? . Is
he not a fair and honest representa
tive, more so than any of the other
candidates . If you are consistent,
tako back your filth from Lawrence,
and cast it on Sedgcwick. . .
Hexby A. Wise and the Chief
Justice visited the African Church in
Richmond together on Sunday, and
heard divine service. .
FIRMXKSS IX TlIE KIGIIT AS GOD GIVES US TO SEE THE lytlHT. Lincoln.
PKrM'HEl V 1 1 1.1'It.I.F.U.
"If the infernal fanatics and aboli
tionists ever get power in their hands,
they will overrule tho Constitution,
set the Supremo Court at defiance)
change and make laws to suit them
selves, lay violent hands on those who
differ with them in their opinions, or
daro question their infallibility, and
finally bankrupt the country and del
uge it with blood." Daniel Webster,
March "th, 18"j'J.
We clip the above from the last
Waynesburg Messenger. It goes the
rounds of the Democratic papers every
few months. No such utterance is to
bo found in Mr. Webster's 7th of
March speech or any other that he
ever made. Tho pretended extract is
a bald forgery, and has been branded
as such fifty times, but still the Cop
perhead journals continue to publish
it as genuine. HWiiiijIim Reporter.
Don't make any difference, it suits
them just as well. "Wounded error"
in her last throes.
THE v ir!l) A I' VKM.VIJ:.
We trust that the campaign for the
Presidency is not to degenerate into 0
strife to see which party shall take
most benefit from the narrow preju
dices and penuriousnoss of the Ameri
can people. It is too late to sell the
republic to. the lowest bidders the
last purchase having been made with
millions of money and seas of blood.
This republic can never sell for less
than the cost of its la,st purchase; and
we commend this proposition to those
vain and noisy politicians who lately
talk so much about appealing from the
ballot to the bullet. No party ever
sacrificed a fundamental principle and
lived to win a victory, No party in
the field to-day can hope to succeed by
any such faerilice. The Republican
party began its life with the demand
that this generation should act in good
faith toward succeeding generations.
It demanded that no man should be
privileged to carry local laws wherever
lie migrated ; or inflict a system of
compulsory labor without compensa
tion upon virgin territories. Its birth
cry was a demand for universal freedom
and equal and exact justice. When it
weakly recedes from that invulnerable
position, and trades oil' its principles
for temporizing policy, its days willbe
numbered, and of the whole number
of honorable men in its ranks, few will
appear as mourners.
, We see it stated that the popular
vote will be with the pal ly which tiro-
poses to make tho public burden light
est. If that be true, repudiation of
every dollar of the public debt, State
and .National, is the kev to success,
But unless the American people be
thoroughly (lemoraliz"d and einascu-
latcd, the party which would invite
success by such a proposition would ho i
thrice damned. We do not choose to
measure the people tv such a base
tandard. If they deserve it, they
ascended the height of folly when they
gave their lives and treasure to rescue
the nation from the toils of treason.
The fact that they elected to incur the
debt rather than sillier the triumph of
the Southern armies, ought to exempt
them troin so mean a suspicion. J ho
people havcaright todemand retrench
ment, now that the necessity for extra-
ordinary expenditures has passed away.
Anil as an earnest 01 this (letermina-
tion on the part of the Republican
party, we have the action of Congress
upon tho estimates submitted by the
heads ot department, cutting down
the appropriations many millions
below where the Administration de
sired them to be placed. Theburden
of taxation must be heavy cnoiio-h to
pay the interest 011 the public debt
and pay tho current expenses of gov
ernment. Heavier than that they
must not be, and heavier than that, in
our opinion, they will not be during
tho year 1 Sort, and thereafter.
Wo hope the Republican party will
stand firmly by its demand for the full
and complete performance of the con
tracts between the Government and
its creditors. It must insist on the
redemption of every dollar of the fund
ed debt, at some time in future, in the
money of the world. And if the
American people cannot nbido by that
high toned business honor, let them
tako the infamy which must attach to
such bad faith. That the people, as a
body, do not propose repudiation as a
remedy for the evils to which we aro
temporarily subjected, is clear enough
to any man who takes the pains to
inquire; for the majority of men
regard the payment of just debts as a
religious duty. The debt of the na
tion, in chief part, was incurred for the
common good and in the common
defense. It is a lien upon all the real
and personal estate of the Republic.
Every citizen is morally, as well as
legally, bound to assist iu lifting the
debt as it matures. The only escape
from this is in bankruptcy, and bank
ruptcy in a nation is ruin to every
citizen. There are some men so blind
as to imagine that they could live and
prosper though political ruin were
utter. But the more intelligent citizen
understands that repudiation by a
government of a dobt owed to its citi
zens is repudiation of every debt be
tween citizens. To this point . the
popular mind must bo trained assidu
ously. Come what may come, the
credit of this nation must not suffer by
the action of the great party which has
just conducted it through a great and
exacting war tor lite.
" We must afford to do just right ; we
l'ENXA., WEDNESDAY, JUNK '24, 1S0S.
must insist on good faith to every
citizen in law and in finance ; we must
inaugurate retrenchment and reform.
All these things belong to the work
which the Republican party was organ
ized to do. If the Democratic leaders
will bid for the patronage of ignorance,
vice and prejudice, let them bo without
competitors. No power can bo stable
which roots in the weaknesses of
human nature. Give to thai base
party the Vote of every swindling
repudiator, and every illicit distiller,
in the land, nnd if the votes of the
virtuous and law-abiding shall not
suffice to overcomo them, then let us
go down. But the votes of the virtu
ous an 1 law-abiding will always siifhce
to keep in check tho unmanly ambi
tions of the leaders of tho Copperhead
party. The work is in getting the
people to arouso and enter into the
fight with spirit.
So we declare for absolute good faith
toward the nation's creditors ; for a
funding of the present evidences of
debt in bonds bearng a lesser rato of
interest and payable at long dates ;
against unnecessary inflation of tho
currency, as well as against a violent,
compulsory, contraction of the same;
for the relief of tho necessaries of life
from taxation, and fbr retrenchment in
all places where it can be accomplished
without detriment to tho common good.
The Republican party can succeed in
a campaign made upon such issues;
but it cannot it ought not to succeed,
upon anv issues involving the sacrifice
of n solitary principle. Harrisburg
Under this general head wo find the
following in different Democratic news
" llesoltcd, That wo' are opposed
both in principle nnd in policy, to ne
gro suffrage."- Ohio Democratic lles
'Jiesoked, That under tho action of
the State of South Carolina, hereto
fore taken, wo recognize tho colored
population of the State as an intelli
gent element of the hotly politics; and
as such, in person ami property, en
titled to full and equal protection un
der tho State Constitution and laws.
And tlint, 11s citizens of South Caroli
na, we declare our willingness, when
wo have the power to giant them,
with proper qualifications as to prop
erty and intelligence, the right of suf
frage." South Carolina Democratic
"A very largo torchlight procession
of Democratic Niggers nro marching
through the streets while I write. I
have addressed an immense audience
in toe Com t House Squarc-the jar-
cost proportion beiiiir nozroes. They
carried transparencies with most np-
1 prnpriute Democratio mottoes. Pro-
claim it throughout Upper Georgia
; that cvcrvthinir is safe honor sate.
peace seen red , 1 lemoeraoy Iriu m pliant;
Letter of J). C. Hill, a leading Democrat
in Georgia, April 11, 18G8.
"We have a word for our colored
citizens who aro anxious to vote for
Governor at the ensuing election.
Your professed friends have nomina
ted a man of the name of Bullock
for that oflice, nnd it is right that you
should know beforehand what sort of
a man he is who solicits vour suf-
f'rages." Savannah Xews, (Democrat-
is,) April, 1808.
" 1 011 pays- your money- ami you
takes your choice."
WHAT VH ItEA.V DT OJtOAMZ 1TIO.V.
1. To furnish information, through
periodicals and pamphlets, to all who
will read ;
2. To obtain a complete list ot the
Legal Voters in each Election Dis
!5. To provide efficiently and sea
sonably against tho polling of Illegal
Each of these ends is important;
but the first is the most urgent and
the hist most indispensable. No one
ever heard of a Democrat who was
heartily desirous that Illegal Voting
should be prosecuted or punished.
Every copperhead organ is now
claiming Pennsylvania, on the strength
of her last October contest, when Judge
Sharswood was elected by a few
votes, put through by means of Natur
alization papers forced for the pur
pose, lhe (Jouuty ot ljiizerno lias
notoriously lccn a'focus of these frauds
for years. See how her poll has been
swelled by them :
18fi0 Lincoln .",.100 Fusion
lSfii Cochran.. 5, 7ii8 Slenker 8.3M
I8IS3. Curlin 7,02 !!' Woodward 9.808
1 8M. Lincoln ...7,t-VMcCMUn 10,048
I8(i. IlartrunfLii, l''(i IMvij 6,l
8(iC. Ocnry 8J33 Clymcr H,iW"
1SG7. Williams. 7f!8.1 Sharewoocl 10,401
These monstrous majorities for
McClcllan, Clymcr, nnd Sharswood,
were fabricated by meaii3 of forged
Naturalization papers, stained with
coffee to divest them of their natural
rawness of appearance, and otherwise
fixed up so that aliens could vote ou
election judges would take them with-
out hesitation. Such are tho means
whereby Grant is to bo swindled out
of the Presidency, if audacious, unscru
pulous villainy shall prove eqnal to
Republicans! Wo must bo so organi
zed that fraudulent Naturalization
papers shalt nowhere pass unchalleng
ed, and fraudulent votes be nowhere
polled. To this end, we must organize
in each Election, District, BEOisyiSG
sow. 1 -" i
Should the Oeinoermtc I'nrty b 1:11.
trusted with foil I leu I rower T
We answer no. for tho reason that
a parly destitute of moral principle is
entitled to no confidence. That tho
Democratic party as a party, is with
out moral honesty, must be obvious to
the most careless oliscrver.
Let a few facts be submitted in
proof of this propositioiii Tho Dem
ocrats inaugurated the slaveholders
rebellion, by the commission of perjury
and treason. Every leader in tho re
bellion was a Democrat. Tho first
gun trained on our flag ut Sumpter
was sighted and fired by Democrats.
Our soldiers on their way to the do
fenso of the Capital of the nation were
shot down by Democrats in the streets
of Baltimore, and fbrbidden passage
across Democratic soil. When the
Chief Magistrate of the nation called
fur men to defend its life, tho Demo
cratic party opposed the call, nnd
sought every possible way to defeat it.
When a draft was ordered, the Demo
crats mobbed tho officers of tho law to
prevent it. The Democratic party in
the Democratio city of New York shot
down, like dogs, tho Government olll
cials who were there only to discharge
theobligations of their office.
Tho Democrats of tho Democratic
city of New York murdered defense
less colored women ami children for
no offense, save that they loved and
honored the flag of their country.
Democrats are to-day burning down
colored school houses, that colored
children may bo prevented from learn
ing to read and write.
Democrats in all the unreconstruct
ed States nro murdering Union men,
where any Union man dare avow his
Union sentiments by openly proclaim
ing his love of country.
Democrats are now openly threat
ening to assassinate any Radical Pres
ident that tho people of this country
may choose to elect to that high olllce.
When Democratio Buchanan sur
rendered the Government into the
hands of a Republican Presiilent, he
surrendered it robbed of its last dollar
by Democrats. When our Republi
can President came into possession of
the surrendered office, he found the
army and nuvy scattered to tho four
corners of the earth by Democrats, that
Democrats miglit rob and plunder,
unmolested, the arsenals of the nation.
A Democratic mayor, in tho Demo
cratic city of New .York, lamented
that ho could not surrender to his fel
low-Democrats of the South, who had
there purchased arms and amuiiition
with which to shoot down Northern
freemen nnd prey on Northern com
merce, because, us he informed his
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that it it fay 111 ins power tlicy should
nt once bo delivered for tho use and
purposes for which they had been pur
chased. There is no depth iu political
degradation to which the Democratic
party will not descend to secure politi
cal ascendency and power. Murder,
arsen, treason, are mere playthings in
the hands of the Democratic party, iu
this their last desperate gamo for oflice.
The Republican party stands- before
tho country again in 18G8 just as it
did in 18G4, simply upon its record.
It asks to bo judged by what it has
done, and relies upon no uncertain
promises of the future. In 18G0 it
advanced no new principle. It took
its stand upon its well known advocacy
of unceasing hostility to slavery in the
territories, and the people approved of
it and elected the Republican candi
date to the Presidency. The slave
power chose to stake its existence upon
the defeat of the principle of freedom
in the territories, and it lost the stake
slavery was obliterated. This was
the page of events to which tho Repub
lican party pointed in 1864. Again
the people indorsed it. The reaction
ists, unable to maintain slavery, but
regretting to part with it, attempted to
establish caste in its place, and the
struggle thereon has lasted until the
present time, but is now closing upon
a record of the republican party, in
which is inclined tho full establish
ment of the civil and political rights
of the oppressed race, and the recon
struction of (he south upon a free
In this contest many other things
have bceu settled. The Presidential
power has been restricted, Congress
ional authority vindicated, and the
Supreme Court restrained within
bounds; tho banking system reorgan
ized on a sound basis, tho currency
made national and reliable, popular
liberties protected at the south, the
supreme authority and power of the
the Republic itself forever fortified
against assaults from the spirit of sec
tionalism, tho State governments purg
ed of oligarchy, and tho. foundations
laid for a system of small lundholdings
at the south. Thus the Republican
party intrenches itself for tho ensuintr
campaign, nnd acts upon the defensive,
as it did in each former case,
to be trusted on account of what it has
done. It lias made the nation greater
and more respected by tho civilized
world. It has built up domestic
manufactures on an immense scale by
means of a protective policy. It has
introduced at the south free common
school ' education. It has built the
greater part of the Pacific Railroad,
brought in four new States, brought
everything ' back' to a peace, footing,
arid 'has 'steadily reduced ! taxa
EDITOR AND PUBLISHER.
tion at all points. If, then, we are
asked why the National Condition did
not declare in favor of this thing or
that, we answer that the partv bus
hitherto made its claim for support
always Upon tho ground of what it
has accomplished or essaved, and ask
ed to be judged by tho spirit of that.
mere is very much yet U do, and the
Republican party is the only one com
petent for the work. North American.
ttR.t.rr as'i w.istnirnxr.-THEin
George Alfred Townsend in his last
letter to the Cleveland Leader narrates
tho following :
When the war began. Washburno
stirred himself to raiso a company in
(ulena, nud as it was known to a few
that Grant had been a captain in the
army, ho was looked to us the proper
man to be chairman. Mr. V ashbiirne
described to 10 this liard-working,
coiiitnoulv-drcssod man, with an old
faded dragoon cloak upon hisshoulders,
mounting to the bench of tho Court
House and stating the object f the
When tho company was raised Grant
was found to bo perfect in all the
details of equipping it from boots, to
buttons. ushburiie, Grant and tho
rest took the company down to Spring
field. There, with scanty means,
paying three dollars a day "for board,
Grant waited tho disorganized process
of tho state authorities, with Dick
Yates, impracticable as now, at tho
head of the State.
Finally Grant said to Washbiirne:
"I can do nothing here; am running
short; I shall go homo nnd go to
work." "Hold oiiI".s:iid Washburne.
At last Grant Was placed in the Adju
tant General's Department, and by
happy luck was One day placed a, the
head of n regiment afllicted with a
drunken Colonel. So began his fame.
Tho celebrated despatch, "I will
fight it out 011 this lino if it takes all
summer"' was brought, from Spott
sylvania to Washington in Mr. Wash
burne's pocket. He Said to Grant ns
he quitted the field : "General, have
you uny message to send up to the
War Department ?" "I guess not,"
said Grant. "I think it would be
well," returned Washburne, "if von
sent some little word up to the people."
General Grant sat down in the tent,
and as quickly us he could transcribe,
and without reading the message over,
gave it to Washburne, scaled. The
latter came to Belle Plain, took a boat,
landed at tho Navy Yard, rode in a
horse car to tho War Department,
where ho found everybody bluo and
doubtful, and delivered the letter to
Stanton. That simple bulletin thrilled
the country nnd went into our epigram
A western editor thus describes tho things which Leibenitz could not cx
efiect produced by the numerous fonn- plain tome, on space, infinity, on being
dries, iron-works, &c, at Pittsburgh. I on nothing." ' And on wishing to in
It is only slightly exaggerated : i troduco a Calvinistic minister to her'
"Pittsburgh people never have fresh "he said, ''let me die in peace, without
air, except when out of town. They disputing on this occasion." This was
live on coal smoko nud floating eiu- a philosophical death bed.
ders. ' We inhaled seven tons of smoke Ansel in, Bishop ot Canterbury, iri
the first hour wo were there. The his 70th year, when dying, wished fop
people breathe smoke, oat smoke,
chew smoke, and carry it loose in their
pockets. It is now seventy-two years
since Pittsburgh has been warmed or
reached by the sun's rays. Once a
streak of sunshine, for several years
condensing, undertook to penctrato the
cloud of smoke over the city, got lost,
became smoked, and fell like a standing
edition of the 'Black Crook.' Tho
ladies use smoke and coal dust to
protect their complexion. Little boys
and girl's stand on the corners with
wet brooms and sponges to wash peo
ple's faces, for five cents. Everybody
is of a color in Pittsburgh. At the
post office window the clerk distin
guishes people by certain signs, it
being impossible to soo their faces from
the layers of coal dust and smokc
We saw a little boy crying on the
street because bo had lost his father,
who was six feet ahead of him in all
Every one wears mourning in Pitts
burgh. A barber once went there to
color whiskers. He mor'n busted in
a week. Men kiss each other's wives
in Pittsburgh, unable to tell which is
their own only by tho taste.
Women send their children on
errands first .writing on their faces
with a thumb nail or wet sticks.
People feci their way by door knobs,
and read by raised type.
-. man once siooci in nis room who
the window raised changed his shirt
nine times in four minutes, and only
got a clean one on him when tho win
dow fell by accident, and kept the
Meet a man with a cold who has
been blowing his nose, and that organ
looks like a burnt stump on each side
of which a woodchuck has been bur
rowing. Bed clothes are unknown fit Pitts
burgh. I.cave the window open and
sheets of smoke settle upon you like
newspapers from ' a machine press !
Some years since some snow fell into
the city from the cloud xif smoke the
smoke ,was not hurt,, but tho snow
looked, sick. Men carry lanterns to
see io'tiako hands. When looking
at a watch to see the hour it is the
fashion to light a match. .They make
black broadcloth by hanging a spider's
web out till filled with smoke, and use
hot coal dust for pepper. V)They roll
the 'smoke, sweetened, into'sticks, and
sell it for licorice""
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It is singular to contemplate tho
various traits of character which aro
developed in the last stages of exist
ence, exhibiting tho singular impres
sions, passions ami prejudices of our
nature, at a moment when restraint is
no longer necessary, and when wo
speak s we think, the world's'censura
having pascd away.- There are, how-
ever, somo beautiful samples of calm
ness on a dying bed.
Tho lato Dr. Cullen, of Richmond,
with tho gentleness of spirit for which
he was distinguished, said, when dying,
in an almost inarticulate tone to a
friend; "I wish I had tho power of
writing or speaking, for then I would
describe to you how pleasant it is to
die." I low" like the calmness of Ad
dison at the same crisis.
Louis IV, the orhl knows, was
a remarkable man, and in many re
spects a model of a king. Thcro was
a grace in all ho did, n precision nnd
elegance iu all ho said. He spoka
rarely with any one, and when he did
it was with majesty and brevity. No
harsh word ever escaped him. Ho
was polished to the very limits of na
ture. His dentil IhkI was a piece of
acting its any other in his life. Ho
died as ho had lived, with all the graco
and decorum of his brightest moments.
His last address to his friends and at
tendants were distinguished by that
remarkable neatness and propriety for
which ho was so remarkable. In fact
it appeared to be so studied and so1
perfect in the whole scene, as to piO
dune the effect of a well achd play.
Talleyrand was n courtier, with all
his eminent talents. When In the last
moments of his existence, this remark
able man received a visit from Louis
Phillipo, King of tho French nnd
thought ho had but a few moments to
live, lie introduced his medical atten
dants, nurses nud friends, with a fa
miliarity belonging to tho ancient
"How do you feel?" said the King.
"I am sulfcring sir, all the pangs of
Louis Piiillippe, with tho point and
sarcasm which belonged to his char
acter, said sotto voce
"What! so soon?"
Tha old politician heard him, and
hud he lived, would have paid him for
the nialicjous inuendo.
There mo some singular incidents
of death bed peculiarities, which mark
the character of tho suflering parties.
Sophia Charlotte, the first Queen of
Prussia nnd sister to George I, was a
woman of great learning, intelligence
and piety. The chaplain who attend
ed her in her last moments was so
1 ,trU(,,k witl lwr '"rae and calmness,
that instead of exhorting her became a
"lam now going," said she, "to sat
isfy niv curiosity on the principlo of
a little delay, until ho could finish a
very curious rjuestion ho had began on
the origin ot tho soul. This was a
Beaufort, Cardinal of Winchester,
who was extremely rich, was worried
on his death bod, on finding that
wealth could not conciliate tho fell
"Fye!"said he, "will not death bo
hired? Will money do nothing?
Must T die, who have such great
riches?" Here was another ruling
Buithe, a French dramatic poet,
who had written a play called "The
Selfish Man," having learned that his
friend, Cohirdeau, was dying, flew to
"I am shocked to sec you so ill, but
I have a filvor to ask it to hear me
read my 'Selfish Man.'"
"Consider, my friend' sain Cor
lardcau, I have but a few houra to
"Alas, yes but that is the reason I
am so anxious to know your opinion
of my piece."
He forced him to bear it.
"Your piece," said he, "is only de
ficient in ono point. It wants tho
power of forcing a dying man to attend
to tho reading of a comedy of five
Fabro d'Eglantine, when preparing
for the guillotine, had only one re
gret. Ho had lett an unpublished,
comedy among his manuscripts, and
apprehended that Billcad Tarrennes
would publish it as his own.
When the iood Master Samuel
Hern lay on his death bed, rich only
in virtue, his wife was lamenting her
"Peace, sweethart," said he; tha
God which fcedeth the raven will no'
starve the Hens."
The instance of such peculiarities in
exiremis are numerous and surprising,
and they all indicate the peculiar tern-"
per, through habits and pursuits of
individuals, on the verge of the other
world. Sunday Timet. . ;
Obatob Morley Tuushon got
off a good tiring the other day when
requested to speak.- "Speech is silver
and silence is gold,"' said the orator,
"As Ido not happen to have any
small change about me this morning,
you will , accept the gold ' , and hj
gave them nothing else.'