Democratic watchman. (Bellefonte, Pa.) 1855-1940, November 06, 1863, Image 1

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EMBER 6, 1863,
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NO 4i.
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“Our great ally, the Emperor of Russia, the on-
ly fereign Power that sympathizes with the naticn
—3ou have a rebellion in your own country.’’—
RaxpaLL’s Ispand.
Shout ye people, sheut your welcome
To the Russian tyrant’s slaves,
See, your flag, once borne by freemen,
With the despot’s banner waves.
Feast them, fote them, cheer them onward
In their path of blood and shame ;
Bhow them that ye spurn the record
Left by brave Kosciusko’s name.
Tell the foe o Sows teed Poland
ignore the grand decree,
CR our father’s life-blood,
“4 Man’s best gift is to be free.”
What is freedom, what is honor,
‘What the memory of the brave?
What are all the tears of freemen,
Shed above Pulaski’s grave ?
‘Weep no more for Poland’s sorrows,
fcorn her hapless children’s cry ;
as not Russia ‘‘ a rebellion,’
Is not Russia your *“ ally 2"
The Secretary of tho Treasury coolly an-
-neunced, on the 1st of July, that the na-
tional debt is only ‘one thousand one hun-
dred millions,”’ and that it increases at the
rate of two million five hundred thousand
dollars per day, or one hundred and four
thousand dollars per hour! without any
prospect whatever of a cessation to that in-
crease or indeed of any other result than an
increased ratio of growth in the debt, The
official returns of debt have been as follows
for two years:
July, 1861 8 60,180,408
Jan'y, 1862, 267,540,035
Increase. per day.
$207 350,620 $1,330,000
July, 1862, 514.211,371 216,674.336 1,580,000
un 1863 810,407,831 305,195,814 1,956,000
July, 1663 1,197,274,365 377,867,180 2,422,225
For the last six months of 1862, the in-
crease was $1,330,000 per day, and the ra-
tio had nearly doubled, Every successive
month the increase is greater, for the rea-
®n that more men and more supplies are
needed at constantly rising prices. Those
prices, as our readers have too much reason
to know, are raised by the use of Govern-
ment paper money, which depreciates in the
double ratio of the quantity paid out and
the decrease in the stocks of the goods re-
quired by the Government. The increase
of debt in the last six months of 1863 will
be $3,000,000 per day. It isto be borne
in mind that these figures do not represent
the whole expenditure of the Government,
but simply what it borrows over and above
the proceeds of the customs and taxzs. The
appropriations, or the amount authorized to
be experded for the fiscal year 1864,is $1,-
000,000, even if the next Congress should
not add a dollar to the amount.
We are now to remember that these'debts
are (0 be paid by the twenty millions of
people of the Northern States, for the rea-
son that—even in the event. of the Union
being restored—the commercial capital of
the South and of the Border States has been
80 thoroughly desolated tbat they cannot
pay, even if the whole S:uthern war debt is
repudiated, We shall not now allude to
the $2,000,000,000 of claims upon the Gov-
ernment already being made out, for dama-
ges in the Border States, but confine our-
selves simply to the actual existing debt for
which paper has been issued, and irrespect-
ive of the $300,000,000 of debt due the
contractors and others, not yet adjusted,
We have stated that the prices of all arti-
cles purchased by the Government have ris-
en in proportion to the depreciation of the
paper, and the average is 40 per cent.—
Hence of $700,000,000 expended for goods,
ships, supplies, &c., $200,000,000 has been
extra price caused by the depreciated paper
and which would mot have been paid had
the money been regularly borrowed. Thus,
if $500,000,000 hud been borrowed at 6
per cent., it would have brought as much
supplies as $700,000.000 of paper money, a
pretty dear way of borrowing. The debt
stands then as follows, July 1:
. Int’st. Per cent:
Funded debt $800 554.309 $48,278.000 6
Paper 399,721,957 200,000,000 50
Total $1,197,274,366 248,278,000 22
If the paper money is ever withdrawn it
wiil be by funding. If this can be done at
6 per cent., the interest on the debt now
outstanding will be, with sinking funded,
$83,790,000 per anpum. We will compare
this with the debts of England and France :
oF. * * ES *
Thus Ale actual debt now exceeds that
of France $1,15 per head and nearly equals
that of great Britain. At the close of the
present fiscal year, the debt, if the official
estimates are not exceeded, will. be $2,000,-
000,000, or $140,000,000, or $7 per head
per annum! or $35 for every family of five
persons. It will be borne in mind that these
aro. the lowest actual figures, without taking
into account threatened foreign wars, or
possible new disaster to the army,
This immense debt is now in process of
creation. The Government is paying out
paper that is yet in good credit for labor
and property. The pecple are giving their
goods for the paper and’ investing it in
bonds. Who is to pay that paper and
bonds ? The laborers of the country—pre-
cisely the people who are now in the grasp
of the Proyost Marshal, torn from their em-
ployments and families to go and destroy
and devastate the property and meens of
industry whieh were once the source of cur
national wealth. It is not the property of
the country that will bear the burden—it is
the farmer and laborer. The present intol-
erable and vexatious income and interest
tax yields very little in proportion to what
was expected from it, anl if ever the debt
is paid at all it must be quadrupled: and
what means’ will there be of paymg 2 It
will be difficult to show that there will be
Before the war the eight millions of peo-
ple in the Southern and Border States bo’t
of the North, in round numbers, $700,000,-
000 per annum in food, clothing, manufac-
tures, &c. They paid ‘for these in an equal
value of cotton, tobacco, naval stores, &c.
The industry of the South produced equiva-
lents for the industry of the North, and
mutual interchange produced national pros-
perity. With the war, that ceased. The
trade was cutoff. Neither side could make
its accustomed sales and purchases and on
the first our trade was paralyzed. Gradu-
ally the expenditures of the Government
have grown up to 8900,000,CZ3 per annum,
thus affording a substitute for the Southern
trade. The Government, however, does not
pay—it only promises to pay. It does not
give cotton, &e,, for the goods, it only gives
pieces of paper. These, it is said, answer
the purpose of money; and pass from hand
to hand. They do so, no doubt; but the
real wealth of the country is thereby con.
sumed. The wool, the clothes, the food,
the ironware of the country, are consumed
by the Government, and the owners hold
paper in return, for which they can find no
use, and they lend 1t back to the Govern
ment, which therewith buys more goods at
higher prices. As long as this process lasts
1,000,000 men in uniform goon to destroy.
The time must come when the process will
cease. 1,000,000 men will be turned out of
employ. The Government expenditure will
cease. War business will be at an end —
The blood-drenchea fields and desolate
homes of the South will offer no trade. The
crippled troops, the idle manufacturers, the
impoverished farmers and destitute laborers
will be called upon to pay $2,000,000,000
held by a few New England States that have
driven on the war for their own henefit.
It will be born in mind that the six New
England States with their twelve Senators,
have been the oligarchy which has driven on
this war. Thus:
Six New England States 3,135,232 12 Senators ;
Six Middle and W States 13,370,734 12 Senators ;
The Government of the country under our
system, it is well known, exists in the Con-
gressional committees, which govern in each
department. These committees are controll
ed as follows—
Charles Sumner Mass Foreign Relations.
Henry Wilson Mass Military affairs.
James P Hale NH. Naval aftairs.
Clark NH. Claims.
W. Fessenden Maine Finances.
Thus the New England Senators gevern
the Finances, the Navy, the Army, and the
Foreign Relation. Under their government,
the debt is rolled up $2,500,000 per day and
men are dragged from their families to feed
armies, whose mission is to desolate the best
customer of the North. While the West is
groaning with distress, under this expendi-
ture of blood and treasure, how does New
England fare —the home of the olligarchs
who are driving en the Juggernaut of blood
and rapme ? Let the official report of the
Massachusetts Bank Commission for 1863
reply :
**Seldom, if ever, has the business of Mas-
achusetts been more active or profitable
than during the past year. The war has
brought into activity many mechanical em-
Pployments, for which there is little occasion
in time of peace. * * The necessity of
transportinggreat bodies of troops from point
to point along our seaboard, and of furnish-
ing them subsistence, has called into the ser-
vice of the Government a vast fleet of trans-
ports, for the hire of which owners have re-
ceived rates of comprehension greatly ex-
ceeding the ordinary profits of commerce.
Every steam vessel, capable of navagating
either the ocean or harbor and rivers, has
been thus employed, and many more, rre-
viously regarded as worn out and no longer
sea worthy, having been flimsily repaired,
and made to pass through a hasty or cor-
rugt inspection, have gone out, laden with
valuable property, or invaluable lives, to be
wrecked or rescued, asthe changes of the
weather, or ag skillfal seamanship might
determine. The ship-yards, both public
and private, have been worked to their ut-
most capacity, in the construction of iron-
clad gun boats and other vessels of war ;
while machine shops, rolling-mills and foun-
deries have been equally busy in building
their engines, rolling their armoz-plates,and
casting guns.
“The wants of the army have come in to
make good the lose cf the Southern market.
[for shoes.]and the government has been a
liberal and sure, if not a ready, paymaster.
Labor has been in great demand ; wages
have risen, and the trade is again in a high
state of prosperity.
‘‘Wea!th has flowed into the State in no
stinted measure, despite of war and heavy
taxes. Inevery department of labor the
Government has been, directly or indirect-
ly, the chief employer and paymaster.—
Vast contracts have been undertaken
and executed, with the use of no
other credit than as such as is based on
Government vouchers and certificates of in-
Thus the $2,500,000 per day that the
Gevernment borrows is poured into the lap
of Masachusetts and the other New England
States. Whole generations of Western far-
mers must toil kopelestly to pay that money
since there is no possibility of paymg the
principle, Year after year $140,000,000
“mostly earned by the Western and Middle
States, to pamper New England wealth. The
interest on the debt in ten years will amount
to $1,400,000,000 which must be earned by
the many to pay the few. The average
amount of farm produce exported from the
United States was, in ten years, to 1862
$63 814,379. This represents the surplug
agricultural productions of the Northern and
Western States. Under the existing debt
more than double that whole amount of sur-
plus will be required to pay the interest of
the public debt, held mostly by moneyed
autocrats, created by the extravagance and
corruption of war expenditures. Very lit-
tle of the debt is held by the agricultural
sections, but it is those sections which must
toil year by year, and hand over to the Eas-
tern sections the vast sums we have men-
tioned. A very little reflection on the part
of an intelligent man will convince him how
utterly impossible it will be for our institu-
tions to exist under double influence of that
-debt, and the intolerable burden of tribute
imposed by the tariff on produces for the
benefit of Eastern capitol. The opera-
tion of the two in a very few years will pro-
duce two classes —paupers and money aris.
The amount of the present debt is as fol-
lows in Indiana and Illinois, compared with
New England :
III. and Ind.
N. Eng.
U. States debt $171 208.101 $171,392,101
State debts 26,101,201 13.100,000
$197,300.02 $184,402 101
Total - - - -
Population 3,062,379 3,136 283
Productions peryr. $100.000:000 $404.075.103
Assesessed prop. 221,100,360 643,801,917
The burden of the debt upon the two
States of Indiana and Illinois, which have
about the same population as the New Erg-
land States, is $66 per head ; in New Eng-
land $6: per head. The sum of the debts
nearly equals the whole of the assessed per-
sonal property under the census in the two
Western States, and is less than thirty per
cent of that of the New England’ States.—
The annual production ot the latter, protec-
ted by tariff, is $165 per head, In TFadiana
and Illinois it is $33 per head. The goods
made in New England are sold to the West,
and are charged with all the taxes paid on
them to the government, and with the pro-
tective tariff tax. Thus the whole of the
outlay extogted from Western consumers
comes back to New England laden with the
interests of debts keld and paid by Western
farmers, This State of things is perpetua-
ted by the fact that Indiana and Illinois,
with the same population as the six New
England States, have four votes in the Sen-
ate, while the latter have twelve. It is ob.
vious to the most obtuse that sach a state
of affairs can not be perpetuated because
under it, the impoverishment of the agri-
cultural States will be complete and exhaus-
tive. There is but one mode in which the
terrible ruin evoked by this war can be al-
layed, It is by an entire abolition of the
customs, duties and an assessment of the
debt upon the country. This Jat-er is mot
constitutional. since all taxes must be le-
vied according to population. alter-
native 1s entire repudiation.—0ld Guard
A jolly fellow had an office next door to a
dlocters shop. Oue day an elderly gentlemen
of the old fogy school blundered into the
wrong shop.
“Is the docter in 2’
‘Don’t live here,” said the lawyer who
was in full scribble over some docu-
“Oh! I thought that this was his of-
Next door.
Pray sir can you tell me has the doctor
many patients ?
Not living.
The old gentleman fold the etory in the
vicinity, and the docter threatened the law-
yer with a hbel suit.
SHREWD.—Said an Irishman to the fele-
graph operator :
‘Do you ever charge anybody for the ad-
dresd in a message ?'
‘No,’ replied the operator.
‘And do ye charge for signing his name,
sir ©
‘Well, then, will ye please send thig? I
just want my brother to know I am here,’
handing the following :
at New York.
“Lo John M’Flinn
(signed) Patrick M'Flinn.’
It was sent as a tribute to. Pagick’s’
eg nen
Recipe. —Josh. Billings, in the pokeepsian
gives the following ‘‘resipee’’ for making
‘“Berlony sarsage :”’ ‘Take an eelskin and
stuff it with a ground cat, sesin it+with
scoch snuft and persimin ile ; lay 1t on to a
hog pen to dri, and then hang it up by the
tail in a grocery for eight months for the
flies to give it the traid marks. Then it is
ready for use, and can be cut into, rite
lengths and sold for police klubs.”
A Par’s letter to the London Times has
the following :
“A singularly romantic case of two chil-
dren claiming one mother has just come
before the Imperial Court of Agen. In Oc-
tober, 1333, a widow named Francoise Beau-
soleil Dufour, gave birth to a female child,
her husband having died on the Gth of Feb-
ruary, in the same year. This child she put
in the turning box of the Foundling Hospi-
tal of Marmande, having reasons which are
not explained for concealing the birth. By
the French law, the legitimacy of a child
born within three hundred days of the hus-
band’s death, cannot be disputed, In the
present instance the birth took place consic-
erably with that period ; but it is conjec-
tured that, the mother feared the opinion of
the neighbors might not be in accordance
with the legal presumption. However this
may be, she presentcd herself at the Found-
ling Hospital a few days after the infant
had been deposited there, satisfied the di-
rectors that she had means to support the
child, and told them she intended to take it
out very soon. In order to establish the
identity of her infant, she mentioned that:
among its linen was a piece of printed mus-
lin of a remarkable pattern, and this mus-
lin the Lady Superior of the hospital admit-
tea having noticed She succeeded, (con-
trary, as I rather think, to the rules of foun-
dling hospitals) in inducing the directors to
tell her where the child was. They said it
was with a wet-nurse named Gaillard, in a
village which they mentioned. To this vil-
lage Madame Beausoliel (Neuve Dufour) re-
paired, inquired for Madame Gaillard, ever-
whelmed the infant which she found in her
cottage with maternal caresses, and delight-
ed the whole household by the assurance
that she would augment the meagre pittance
allowed by Government for bringing up a
chance child, These promises were more
than kept. Her visits to little Denise Achet
-~-that was the name officially given to the
child in the hospital, who was registered,
as the custom is in such establishments,
“born of unknown parents” —were frequent
and every time she brought with her delica-
cies and comforts for the child and presents
for the nurse. At the end of four years,
she reimbursed the hospital the expenses it
had incurred, and took the child to her own
home, where she so managed that it was re-
ceived without question as a sister by the
four children who were oorr before her hus-
band’s death. Denise, brought vp with
unvarying affection, and well educated for a
country girl of modest pretensions, was, at
the’ age of five and twenty, respectably
married to MI. Caussade, and upon that oe-
casion the register of birth at the Foundling
Hospital of Marmande was corrected in her
favor, pursuant to a judicial decree, and
instead of being described az “born of un-
Known parents,” she was stated to be the
legitimate child cf M. and Madame Dufour,
Thus we find the herome of this little story
married and settled, and happy in the affec-
tions of a respectable family, of which she
is a legal as well 4s an accepted and cher-
ished member. But five years alter her mar-
riage and in 1862, a domestic servant at
Agen, named Denise Achet, brings an ac-
tion against M. and Madame Caussade and
Widow Dufour, alleging that she, the plain-
tiff, 1s really the child deposited by Madame
Dufour in the turning box of Marmande,
and enveloped in the remarkable printed
muslin; that the defendant, Madame Caus-
sade, was never baptized or registered by
the name of Denise Achet, and that she was |.
an unknown child thrown into the box about
the same time, and registered in the books
of the hospital by the name of Isabelle To!-
land. Extraordinary as this claim appears
it was most conclusively made out by evi-
dence. The explanation is that in the above
mentioned village there were two women
named Madame Gaillard, who had simulta-
neously received a child to nurse from the
Foundling Hospital. Madame Dufour went
to the wrong one, The consequence is that
the register is again corrected, and the true
Denise Achet, the maid-servant of Agen, is
declared to be the legitimate child of M, and
Madame Dufour, while poor Madame Caus-
sade, the darling and pride of the family
for the last thirty years, 1s judicially ascer-
tained to be ‘‘the child of nobody,” Mad-
ame Dufour says she cannot transfer affec-
tions in accordance with the law's decree,
and that she will neither abandon Madame
Caussade nor (otherwise than legally) rec-
ognize Denise Achet of Agen. The first
use she has made of her parental authority
is to refuse her consent to a marriage which
Md’lle Denise has contracted. This refusal
is, however, not meant to prevent the mar-
riage, about which Madame Dufour is totally
indifferent, but only because she desires to
have nothing to do with her. Denise may
marry all the same, being of full age, by
serving her mother with the legal summons
called actes respectuex,
——— Brn
U7 The soul of a young moman 15a ripe
rose, as soon as one leaf 1s plucked, all its
males easily fall after. And a kiss may
sometimes break off the first leaf.
IZ= Each day brings its own duties and
carries them along with it, and they are as
waves broken"on shore, many like them
coming after, but none ever the same,
07 Time does’nt fight fair in his con-
flict with us. .He pulls hair.
In one of our New Eugland towns lived
‘| Deacon Brown, a staid, dignified sort of a
Christian, a model of propriety. Deacon
Brown had the misfortune to Iase his wife,
and at tiro#ge of forty found Eimself with
a family of four small children, without a
mistress to his farmhouse. As he could not
immediately take another wife without ex-
citing scandal, and could not get along
without some one to take: charge of the
kitchen and nursery, he had recourse to em-
ploying a young woman as housemaid.—
Nancy Stearns was a laughing, romping
beauty, who delighted in experimenting up-
on the Deacon by way of testing the strength
of human nature, For a long time the Dea-
con was invulnerable, but at last, in a mo-
ment of unguarded weakness, he was led
into temptation and into committing a
“slight indiscretion” with his beautiful
housemaid. When in his wonted coolness
and presence of mind he was horrified at
the enormity of his sin. In vain he repent-
ed and grieved over lost virtue.
Finally, as a last effort for easing his con-
science, at the couclusion of the services on
the following Sabbath morning, he arose
and requested the forbearance of the breth-
ren and sisters a few moments, when he elec-
trified them by making the following con-
fession: :
“My Christian friends, you all know that
I lost my dear wife some months ago, (sobs
and tears) and that Nancy Stearns’has been
keeping house forme ; know that I
have a little child not a year old. Well,
that littie child would ery in the night, and
it would bea long time before I could quiet
it; and last Tuesday night—God forgive
we! —Nancy arose and cawe into the room,
and leaned over the bed to hush the child —
and, brothers and sisters, her leaning over
me, made me forget Christ 1”?
Here the worthy deacon broke down en.
tirely, and stood weeping, wailing and blow-
ing his nose. :
“What did you do?” sternly demanded
the minister,
“I—I—T ki—ssed her !”” stammered out
the Deacon between his sobs, ‘but I have
been very sorry about it and prayed to be
forgiven—and I want you to forgive me and
pray for me, brothers end sisters.”
As the deacon bowed himself upon his
his seat like the mighty oak before the tor-
nado, Deacon Goodfellow arose and aston-
ished the audience still more, by saying :
“Brothers and sisters, you have heard
what Brother Brown has said, and now he
wants our forgiveness. For my part, I think
Brother Brown is truly penitent, and I am
willing to forgive him with my whole heart.
And, brothers and sisters, 1 will still add
further, that if had I no wife and a pretty
girl like Nancy Stearns should come to my
room and lean over my bed and lean over
we, I’d kiss her and abide the consequen-
R&¥~ There's no humbug about these sar
dines,’ said Brown, as he helpad himseif te
a third plateful from a newly opened box;
“they are the genuine article and came all
the way from the Mediterranezn.”
“Yes,” replied his economical wife, ‘and
if you will only control your appetite they
will go a great deal farther.
rt Jee
I= Rather unexpected was the reply of
the urchin who, on being arraigned for play-
ing marbles on Sunday, and sternly asked,
“Do you know where those little boys go
who play marbles on Sunday 2’ replied in-
nocently :
“Yes; some of “ein goes down by the side
of the river.”
£5 The other day a father remonstrating
with his boy upon his lying in bed, said
that the sun had been up these three hours.
¢ That's no great wonder, father,” replied
the son. ¢If I had as many miles to tray-
as soon as he.”
a a EN
fey There is an Irishman employed as a
bridge hand down East who brags of having
a time-piece that keeps correct time, ile
was heard to remark a few mornings since,
upon pulling out his watch:
“If the sun ain’t over that hill in a min-
ute and a half, he will be late.”
AnoLITiON LoGic.—Why is the nigger the
equal of the white man ?
Because God created them both.
On that principle a jackass is equal to a
Brigadier General.
Of course,
emer eerie menee——
B&™ A bachelor editor, sensitive in rela
tion to his rights, objects to taking a wile
through fear that if she should have a baby
his cotemporaries, who habitually copy
without credit, would refuse to give him
credit for it.
Madam, a good many persons were dis-
turbed last night at the concert by the cry-
ing of your baby.”
“Well, I do wonder that such people will
g0 to concerts.”
— me
Bay There gocs a man, sad a friend to
another, who is worth his hundred thou-
sand dollars,
Yes, quietly said the othez, looking after
the rich man, and that’s all he is worth.
EE ges
0 In the souls of all good men there is
a great crusade—for the spirit not the tomb
of Jesus.
el to-day as the sun has, I would have risen,
‘Friend Broadrim,’ said Zepaniah Strait-
lace to his master, a rich Quaker, ‘thon
can’st not eat of that leg of mutton at thy
noontide meal to-day.”
“Wherefore not,” asked the good Qua:
“Because the dog that appertaineth: to
that son of Belial, whom the world calls
Lawyer Foxcraft, hath come into thy
pantry and stolen it! yea, and he hath
eaten it.” »
‘Beware, friend Zepamah, of bearing
false witness against thy neighbors Art
thon sure it was friend Foxcraft's domestic
‘Yea, verily, Isaw it with my eyes and
it was lawyer Foxcraft’s dog—even Pinc-
Upon what evil times have we fallen ?
sighed the harmless Quaker as he wended
his way to his neighbors office. ‘Friend
Foxeraft,”” said he “1 want to ask thy opin-
I am all attention replied the scribe, lay-
ing down his pen.
‘Supposing my dog has gone into my
acighbors pantry and stolen therefrom a
leg of mutton, and I see him and could cal)
him by name, what ought I to do there
by 2”
‘Pay forthe mutton, nothing ean be clear
‘Know then, Friend Foxcraft, thy dog,
even the best denominated Pinchem hath
stolen from my pantry a leg of matton of
the just value of four shillings and sixpence
which I paid for it in the market this
0, well, then it is my opinion that T must
pay forit. And he having dene 0, the
friene turned to depart.
‘Tarry yet awhile, friend Broadbrim cried
the Lawyer. Of a verily I have yet further
to say unto thee, Thou owest me ten shil-
lings for advice,’
‘Then verily 1 must pay thee, and it is
my opinion that I have touched pitch and
been defiled.’
Tur Concord Patriot reports that Chief
Justice Bell of the Supreme Court of New-
Hamshire, has decided in the case of John
II, George vs, The City of Concord, that
United States ¢ ‘greenbacks’’ are not legal
tender. The plaintiff held the City’s notes
for $2,000, for which United States notes
were tendered and refused, and a suit bronght
for the debt, which action has been, for the
present, decided as above. The case goes to
the full bench.
i gat [CL
The mother of a little boy who was about
taking a ride in the Hartford horse cars,
asked him as he crambled in, “Why arn’t
you going to kiss your ma, before you go?”
The little rogue was in such a hurry that
he could’t stop and hastily called out Mr.
Condueter won’t you please kiss mother for
me ¥’
IZ A stockbroker whose mind was al-
ways full of quotations, was asked a few
days since how old his father was 2? “Well,
said he, abstractedly, “he is quoted at eigh-
ty, bat there is every prospect that he will
reach par, and possibly be at a premium.”
Fa “My turtle dove, J adore you!’ said
a gay young feliow to his lady love, ¢ That's
all very well,” said she, “but I'm tired of
this sort, of billing and cooing. If you love
me so much, why don’t you take me to
church and make me your ring-dove 2°
- —eo—
[T= Old people are not frequently like
ships, moving slower the longer they have
been going, and on similar grounds—the
adhesion of weeds and barnacles.
[7= Mercenary match seekers set up the
tlowers of love for sale as hay, there are no
other trees in their paradise than boundary
[7 Bread is the staff of life, and
liquor. the stilts—tne former standing
a man and the latter elevating him for
a fall.
I= Ft is the pale passions that are the
‘ifercest. it is the violence of the chill that
gives the measures of the fever.
[== Mo man ought to enjoy what is too
good for him, he shouid make himself wop-
thy of it and rise to its level.
gay No support, when we are right, can
be derived from those who are very ready
to yield to us when we are wrong.
B&s™ A person of ‘“genius” should marry
a person of © character.” Genius does. not
herd with genius.
f= Tt is in seasons of sorrow that love
more especially roots itself, as trees are best
grafted mn cloudy days.
77 Theatres and balls are often the
mere embroidery on the tattered cloaths of
civilized life,
pas The readiest and best way to find
out what future duty will beis to present
077 In earthly governments ‘‘divine
rights,” so called, are generally the bitter-
terest of human wrongs. :
177 We respect him who can more easily
make a hymn than a joke, a grace at meat
than a dinner-specch.
g&s There is no monarch’s signet ring
that is typical of as much duty asthe wed-
ding ring is,
pay Cherish bounteously young shoots,
for thorns and briers are but non-encourag-
ed buds.
pa With faint hands we hold the drain-
ed cap of joy, which, when empty, weighs
Lovers care not for places.
ters little to them where they love.
Ba Winter, cold winter, will soon be
It mat-
Two great Democratic States having yeld-
to the illegit mate influence controlled by
the Admimstration. and permitted a false
record of their peoples’ sentiment} in favor
of mesures which the masses, with fair op-
portunity, would condemn, the radicals will
now claim the popular confirmation of their
policy. It must, therefore be expected that
the projects of centralization will be pushéd
with renewed vigor, and that not only a
war of Aboiitisn and extermingtion will be
prosecut:d to the bitter end, but that also
the despotism: which has seemingly been
accepted by theipeople, willjseek new and
broader channals in which to exercise its
Tlic unlimi‘ed is-ue of paper money, the
infranchisement of slaves, the syztem or ar-
bitary arrests, the Conscription, the Suspen-
sion of Habeas Corpus, may now be consid.
ered parts of the machinery By which this
Goyernment is to be conducted and we wait
to hear of further assumptions of absolute
power, designed to transform the Republic
into a Dictatorship, It isnot in the nature
of men who have tasted with impunity of
forbidden fruit, to deny their appetites the
luxury of satiation. Whatever usurpations
a people will permit, their rulers will not
hesitate to practice, and successful ambition
has the peculiar instinct to avail itse!f of all
the stepping stones to authority, and while
it never voluntarily recedes from a point
attained, aspires always to ascend. Two
wonderful examples have been chronicled
in universal history of men who turned from
the allurments inviting them to power. and
their abnegation lends a lustre to their
names that makes fouler by the contrast
the selfishness of general humanity, But
where is the Cincinnatus of our day, and
where the Washington ? Let circumstances:
bring a crown within the reach of Mr. Lin-
coln, and thongh, like’ Cwsar, he may
thrice refuse it, be sure_that like Casar, hig,
eye will fasten on it, as if he longed to wear .
it, and only the dread of the retributiye:
Ideas of Marck would hold it from hig
The people have been ruled with an iron
rod, and they have bowed before it and per-
mitted their own voices to be used as the
conformation of their vassalaze: On Tues-
day last they lost an opportunity of disen-
thrallment, and allowed intrigue, power and’
patronage of an Administration to affix the
stamp of black Republicanism to two great
Democratic States. Look henceforth not on-
ly for the desolation of a cruel war, but for
the destruction of State rights, the centrali-
zation ot power, the violation of law and
liberty that have alrcady been perpetrated
and not rebuked, and that, claiming ther
justification ina popular verdict wi'l be re-
peated till the masses either become familiar
with their enslavement or stung at least to
phrenzy, appeal from the mockery of a bal-
lot box to revolution;
We are destined to wade on thro” Blood
toward the Abolition goal. It is determineq
that the war proceed until the spirit of hate
eternalized by the memory of iunumerable
battle fields, shall build its impenetrable
home within the Southern heart, and forbid
for ever, not only the Union of the Sections
bat their good will as independent powers.
It is fixed that contractors shall grow rich
and the country shall grow poor ; that dem-
agogues shall bask in political sunshine, and:
the people cower under the frown of author-
ity, and crouch before military despots, —
Well be it so.
Perhaps an all-seeing Providence has go
ordained as the surest and swiftest means of
vational redemption. Perhaps: the sway of
ervor will be shortened by its own excess.
es, Perhaps the free rein that will now be
given to fanaticism will hurry it to the pre-
cipice and launch it to anaihilation. The
time must come—it 13 inevitable—when
the national’ delirium, now at its acme,shall
decline: The judgement of the people will
then prevail over the madness of the hour
and the soul at least, of the Republic be res
cued from the ruins of its material great-
ness. Let the goad be driven deep, let us-
urpations muitiply, let passion violence and
fanaticism hold their carnival. Let rapine,
bloodshed, and incindarism desolate the
homes of the South. and the Iron of tyranny
be welded about the prostrate form of North-
ern liberty. If we must pass the ordeal,
! better endure to the worst at once, and
perish in the trial or pass on to salvation,
Should the Administration, inflamed by the
result of the elections, dare that pitch of
outrage that would quicken the popular ap-
prehension and arouse the instinct of self.
preservation among the masses, the defeats
in Pennsylvan a and Ohio will have proven
the sweet uses of adversity ; and out of
the cloud will have fallen the blessed rain
that brings forth wholesome fruit. —- New
York News.
A Sap PicTurg.— the abolitionists of
Ohio and Pennsyivania are rejoicing that
the theives and Government plunderers
have been sustained in their infamy by a
majority of the people, that violations of
the Constitution, suppression of personal lib-
erty, infringem nt upon the freedom of
speech and liberty of the press have been
sustained, that the peorle have voteds for
more drafts, more taxation, mora Provost
Marshal’s and a continuation of the war
unt l slavery is abolished. This is a sad
pieture, bu it is a true cne.— Holmes Coun-
ty Farmer.
Bey To him who has tears. in his eyes,
the earth andi the heavens tremble.
et amir