Clearfield Republican. (Clearfield, Pa.) 1851-1937, August 04, 1880, Image 1

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A T T O R N K Y - A T - L A W ,
ll:l:tl t'learBeld, Pa.
I IS I'lilllpeburfr, Centre Co., Pa. rpd
CurwenaTilla, Clearfield county, Pa.
Oct. 0, 'rn-tf.
fl-Onlce In tbo Optra Houm. eats, '78-lf.
Q 11,1 W. BAHKETT,
Attorneys and Counselors at IiAW,
January 30, IR78.
Clearfield, Pa.
JWOEee In the Court Home. jyll.'M
0(11 -e In Mnaonle building, Second alreet, ep
pcnite the Court lluuae. Jo!,'78tf.
e21 Clearfield Countj, Pcnn'a. Toy
(. In Opera Houee. ap 26,T7-lj
eTOIFloe in tbe Mnaonio Building, over the
Cuunty National Bank. nmr24-S0.
jrroiM'iuri.i .
,-r.O-Will attend to all legal bu.ine.e witb
promptneea and fidelity. febl 1,'eO-tf.
il may r. wallacr.
DATin i aaaaa.
jobs w. WRIflLRT.
II (Hmceeeore to Wallaoe A Fielding,)
A T T O U N E Y S - A T - L A W ,
jnr77 (,'learlltild, Pa.
Oflioa in i'ie'a Opera Uouae.
June !, 'J tlf.
g L. McGEE,
" jTroiMcr-jr-UH',
DuBois, Clearfield County, Fenn'a,
g'er-Will attend promptly to all legal bniinen
entrusted to bie oare. janSl, '80.
tnoi. a. mubbav. oraoi anacoi.
aY-OSloe in Ple'a Opera IIoum, feeond Boor.
iosbps a. M'nit ally. naaiaL w. 'cuanr,
uicarneid. ra.
NTLagal bnilntfi attended to promptly wfthj
Idnlity. Offlo on Haoond itreet, abof tba Pint
National Hank. Jan: 1:71
Real Bttata and Collection Agent,
t I.EAKFIKi n, PA.,
Will promptly attend to all legal builneti en
trotted to nil care.
CrOffioe in Ple'i Opera Houm. jaul'76.
All legal baitneii entraited to hli oare trill r.
eel re prumpt attention.
Office in tbe Conrt llouie.
vurl Heal Ketata A (rent, ClenrflHil, Pa,
Office oa Third itreet, bet. Vberrj A Walnut,
4rkeipeetfall ofleri fall lervieei la lllng
oil buying landi la Olearneld and aiiJolniDg
eantiet aod with an experience ol ever twenty
r.ti.r'iAiWWoV: """ Umt!te.i.'i.iif.sra
"hiisicinns' (fnrds.
Offlo. In reaidenee on Flret at.
April 34, 1871. ClearOeld, Pa.
jyi. W. A. MEANS,
Will attead profaiaional ealla promptly, auglo'70
Ofllea on Markot Street, Clearneld, Pa.
r-Offlo. koarai I to II a. m , and I to I p. aa.
iIMrOIBf adjoining the reaidenoe af Jaaaa
JnlyJI78 U. '
yyii. a. o. van valzah,
OflW boaraProa It la I P. M.
May II, II7.
Late Sargeoaof tha'ld Reglmeat.PanBaylvanla
Volanteere, Bering retarnea irom ana Array,
orlore kla profeulaaal aervlo.a te th.eiUaeaa
or C'learfiata eoaaty.
Aa-PrBre.Aianal aalla Broaatttlr attended to.
L"joo na Beoead atreel, foraarlyoeeapled hy
Lr. w.oda. lap",
I on pmnTiMo or ivkrt descrip
ttoa aoatly eteeated ,4 tkla ofjoe-
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GEO. B. GOODLANDEB, Editor L Proprietor. PRINCIPLES, NOT MEN. ' TEEMS-$2 per annum in Advanoe.
We have printed a lerge number of tbe aew
PKR DILL, and will on tbe reeetpt of twenty.
gv eMi. mat) a eopf to any addrew. myin
op tbb Pnxca and ScniTaMiR, LUMHEK
CITY. ColleetioDi made and money promptly
natd over. Artiolel of airreement and deeda of
eunveyane neatly executed and warranted cor
rect or au obarge IiJy'7S
Juitloe of the Peace end Scrivener,
Curwenivllle, Pa.
it. Col loot loo. made and money promptly orer. f,b."7i!L
(OftTKXO r. 0.)
Ma; , 1ST8. lj
Square Timber k Timber Lands,
House and Sign Painter and Paper
Clearfield, Penu'a.
fe Will eiecute lob. In hti line promptly and
U a workmanlike manner. nrr,7
BAK1?R, M.rket Bt., Cleartold, Pa.
Fresh Dre.d, Ru.k, Rulla, Pl and
on band or made t. order. A general aMortinent
of Confectioneries Fruit, and Note In itock.
Vm Cream and Oy.teri in aeafon. Seloon nearly
0P"iite the rntu8iee. Prli-ai moderate.
aUrh III--7.
Real Esta'.e, Square Timber, Saw Legs,
2-fj-Offifle on Keonnd itreet. in rear of .tore
n- iin of George Wearer A Co. I jan, '78 tf.
Ittralur Tinrtmhip,
Oaeeola M ilia P. O.
J II nffinial builnen ontm.led to bim will be
promptly attended to.
mcb2, '711.
Bhup on Market 81., oppoilte Court llc.uio.
A elean towel for every ourtomer.
Aleo dealer in
lle.t llranda f Tnbareo and Clgara.
"I..reld. P.. wiat 1. 11.
Waller eton, Pa.
eaHe hat nrepared blmaelf witb all tbe
neeei.ery blank form, under tbe Pension and
bounty law., ai well ai blank Deeda, eta. All
legal mattera animated to bia earn will receive
prompt attention. May 7tb,
Market Street, Clearfield, Pa.,
HAirrArToaaa Ann pbalbb la
Harness, Bridles, Saddles, Collars, and
Horse-r urmshing Goods.
cay-All kindl or repairing promptly attended
to. Kaddlore' Hardware, llorae Bruabea, Carry
Oomba, Ao., alwayi on band and for aale at the
loweet eaah prioe. (March ID, 18i.
AAr-Pampa alwaya on hand and made to order
en abort notioe. Pipea bored on reaaonable terme.
All work warranted to rauder aatiafeotion, and
delivered if deaired. my!i:!ypd
lilvery Ntnble.
rffllIR anderalgned kega leave to Intonn the pan-
X He that he ia bow fully prepare to accommo
date all in the wayof fnrniahing lK.aea, bugglea,
Haddlea and llarneaa, on the anorteat nottoe ana
an reaaonable tcrma. Reaidenee on Loeuatalrect,
between Third and Fonrtb.
Olearneld, Feb. 4, 1874.
THE nndemlgned, having leeied eom
modtosi 11'iUI, la the village of Olen Hope,
le now prepartd to accommodate all who may
eall. My table and bar shall be nppHed with
the belt the market fford.
Glen Hope, Pa., Hireb J, 1H7 tf.
DiiLna ta
Alio, extemive minufactnrer and dealer In Rquare
iiuDer ana sawea Lumber oi tii xmai.
"Orders loliolud and all bilU promptly
niiea. l"jylo 71
and manufacturer, of
WBtcnos, Ulceus nu juweiry
tfraaaai'a Him, Marjft Areat,
All klnda of repairing In my line promptly at-
enaed to. April H, 1874.
Clearfield Nursery.
WIIE andenlgned, hiring ettabliihed a Nor
X nry on tba 'l'lko, about half way betweea
tlfarfleld and Curwrniville. ) nreoared to far
nth all kiodi of PKHIT TRKKS. (taadard aod
dwarf.) Kvergreena, Shrabbery, Grape Vinei,
Muoieorry. Lawton lllaokherrT, bt raw berry.
ana natpoerry Vinei. Aio, Bibenan Urab Treee,
gut nee, and early scarlet Khuhub, e. Orders
promptly attendrd t. Address,
eepSO alt-y Corwenaville, Pa.
Oa Market Bt, eoe door weet of Mansion Howse,
Oar arrangements are rf the meet eomplete
ftharaeter tor furnishing tbe pub lie with rresh
McaUof all kind, and of tbe very best quality.
We aleo deal it all kinds of Agricultural Imple
ments, wbiea we keep en ei bi bitten for the beat-
eflt of the aublie. Call around when la town,
and take a look at things, or address ui
Clerneld, Pa., Jaly U, 187 tf.
t ltarleld inturante 1ftncy,
Hr.HR If MtlltnLE, xfrrnf.
Repraeont the following aai ether Irat.elaaa Co'a
Companion. Aaaeta.
Mvernool London A Ulcha-P. B. Dr. ll.sol.aa
Lyeomlng a mutual A eaah plana...H 4,400,000
I'hwaiB, of Hartford, Conn H 1.0J4. OKI
Inaarenoe Co. of North America (,451.074
North Brltlak A Mercantile II. B. Br.. 1,7H,J
rWliltk Commerolal U. 8. Branch.... 170,141
Walertown 704,(11
Traveler, ILife A Aeeldeat) 4,tD5,44
UBee aa Market St., epp. Court lloeee, Clear
laid, Pa. Jaa. t.fttf.
Negotiatons With Oakea
Ames, of the Credit
Mobilier Swindle.
The Exact Money Ames Said He
"Put Where It Would Do
the Most Good."
Garfield Swears He Didn't and Then
Again He Swears He Did,
PUTS HIMSELF in the same
Special Corrrepondcnoe to the Pittaburg Pott.
Wasuinuton, D. C, Juno 9, 1880.
DoGnlvep G&rfiold, nominated by
tho Radical Convention at Chicago fur
tho I'ruaiuoncy, belonctito thatpcalaxy
ol tuitnots known aft tuo ( roilit Mubi
livrntatcHmcn and the evidence against
bun taken in the invextiL'alion in eon-
cluoive and dumairinir. Tho manner
winch Uttkvg AmiN bribed certain
members of Congress to import his
u-odigiouB acuemo it) truHh in tho pub
io roiollet'lion and the fate of Smiler
Colfax, who was ono of tho worst
smurt hed in tho lot, is but a precursor
to that in storo fur Do liulycruarhold
who dilt'ers only fruin Iho Christian
statesman from Indiana, in tlio cirenm
stance that ho got a gmullor amount of
showed tho following entries of Sena
tors and mcmbors ol Congress and the
amounlB received by them.
II. I., bawoa I (10(1 Bingham tl,M0
rinboOnld OHO Alliaon 400
leraon I,H0 Kelley .12
I'.iuter I , soil Win., n J2
Wllaon 1,100 Uarlold 320
Collal 1,200,
All of these men wero just aa much
bribed by Oukcs Ames to voto for bis
Credit Mobilier bill as were retroff
and Kumberger bribed by Kemble to
vuto for tho Pittsburgh Riot bill in tho
Legislature last winter.
oak Ks ames' testimony.
The following is tho testimony iiivon
by Oakos Ames' beluro tho Republi
can Investigating Committee of the
Porty-socona Congress, that inquirod
into tbis matter concerning the con
nection of Do Golyor Garfield with the
Crodit Mobilior business:
O. In rcirard to Mr. Garfield, stuto
to the Committee the details of the
transactions betwoen you and him, in
relerence to Credit Mobilier stock ?
A. 1 got for Mr. Garfield tensharosof
the Credit Mobilier stock for which he
paid par and intoroBt.
A. n hen did yon agree with him
for that? A. That agreement was in
December, 1867, or January, 1HC8,
about tbat time ; about tho time I bad
those conversations with all of them.
It was about the iamo time.
Q. Btate what grew out of it? A.
Mr. Gnrficlddid not pay moanvmonov.
1 sold the bonds belonging to his $1,000
stock at 07, making 877b'. In June I
received a dividend in cash on his
stock ol ftiOO, which left a balancedue
him of t'.l-'J, which 1 paid him. That
is all tho transactions betwoen us. 1
did not delivor bim any stock before
or sinco. Tbis is tho only transaction
and the only thing.
U. J bo fJ.'U which you paid him
was tho surplus of the earnings on the
stock abovo tho amount to bo paid it
par valuer A. lcs.eir; ho had cither
bis Credit Moblior stock or Union
l'acifio Railroad stock. Tho only thing
ho reamed on tho transaction was i.iz'J.
Q. 1 sco in tbis statement of the ac
count witb General Gartjold there is a
chargo of $47 j that is intoroBt from
tbe July previous, is it 7 A. Yes, sir.
Q. Aod tho (77(5 on the credit side
of tho account is the 80 per cent, bond
dividend sold at 'Jf r A. lei, sir,
Q. And (G00 en tho credit side is
the money dividend ? A. Yes, sir.
Q. And aftor you had received those
two sums they in the aggrcgato ovor
paid the prico of stock and interest,
$329, which you paid him? A. Yos,
Q. How was that paid? A. Taitl
in money, I beliovo.
Q. Did you muko a statement of tliis
to Mr. bar hold r A. 1 prcsumo so
think I did witb all of them ; that is
my impression.
q. When you paid liim this $.129,
did you understand it was tho balance
of his dividend after paying tor his
stock ? A. 1 supnoso so : 1 do not
know what else be could suppose,
(J.. You did not deliver thoccrtificato?
A. I do not know.
. XU J UU ICUIVUiOVI Mill Wll V l B'
tion Dclwcen too antl bim In tho au
justmentof those- accounts? A. I do
Q. You understood that you were a
holder ol bis ton shares f A. Yes, sir.
Q. Did ho so understand it? A. I
presume so. It dooms to havo gone
irora Die minu, nowovor.
Q. Was this the only dealing you
had with him in roforence toany stuck ?
A. I think so.
(J. Was it tho only trat.saction of
any Kina r a. i lie only transaction.
Q. Has that $.129 ever boon paid to
you ? A. 1 bavo no rocolleclion of it.
Q. Have you any boliof that it ovor
was r A. Ho, air.
Q. Did you over loan Garfield $.'100 ?
A. Not to my knowledge, except that
ne cans tins a loan.
Q. You do not call it a luan ? A.I
did not at the time. I am willing that
it should go to suit him.
Q. What we want to get at Is tho
oxacttruthr A. 1 have told the truth
in my statement.
Q When you paid Lira $329 did be
understand that he borrowed that
money Irom you ? Ai I do not suo
pose so,
Have yon any boliof now that be
supposed of A. No, only from what
be said tbe other day. I do not (In
pute anybody.
U. We Want vnur InrfirmanL nf Ilia
transaction? A. My judgmont of tbe
transaction ia Just what I told you.
i nrirs was out one thing about.
Q. That amount baa nevor boon re-
paid to you? You did notaupposo
inai yon naa any right to ll or claim
to ii r a. no, air.
(. You regarded that as money bo.
longing to him alter the stork was
paid for? A. Yos. air.
Q. These wore dividends of Union
raclfio Railroad stock on theso ton
shares? A. Yes, sir.
Q. Did General Garfield over re
ceive those ? A. No, sir j never has
roccivcd but $329.
Q. And that he has received as his
ownmoney? A. lsuppose so; it did
not belong to me. 1 should not have
given it to bim if it bad not holongcd
to bim.
Q. You did not understand it to bo
long to you as a loan. You havo novor
called lur it and bave nevor received
it back ? A. No, sir,
Q. Has tbero boon any conversation
between you and him in reference to
the l'acifio stock be was entitled to ?
A. No, air.
Q. Has he ovor called fur it ? A
No, sir.
J. Havo you evor offered it to bim ?
A. Jio, sir.
Q. Has thoro boon any conversation
in rolation to it r A. .No, sir.
Q. Has thero over boon anything
between you and him about rocinding
the purchase of the ton shares of Credit
Mobilier stock t lias thoro been any
thing said to you of its having boon
thrown up, or abandoned, or surren
dered? A. No, sir; not until rocontly.
Q. How recently ? A. Since this
investigation commencod ? A. Y'es,
Q. Did you consider at the com
mencement of this investigation that
you held theso other dividends, which
you say you did not pay to him, in his
Oolialt l Din you regard yoursuii as
custodian of these dividends for bim ?
A. Yes, sir ; ho paid for his stock
and is entitled to his dividends.
Q. Will tho dividends como to him
at any timo on bis demand ? A. Yos,
sir: as soon as this suit is se'.lled.
Q You say that $329 was paid to
bun; bow wasitpaid r A. 1 prcsumo
by a chock on the Sergcaiil-at-Arms.
I find there are some cheeks filed with
out any letters or initials indicating
who they wero lor.
J. Have vou bad any correspon
dence since this dividend was paid with
bim in regard to this matter I A. 1 do
not know what matter you reler to.
U. It you bad any correspondence
between you, 1 would like to seo it?
A. 1 bavo no copy of it.
). ilavo you tbe original I A. io,
sir, Mr. Garfield showed me a letter
which he said ho intended to inclose
witb somo money sent mo. 1 did not
know who tho money carao from, llo
showed mo a lettor which ho said bo
intended to have put it in. 1 indorsed
on the back of tho letter mv ronlv. 1
just turned ovor tho loiter and wrote
what 1 wrote on tho back ot it and let
bim have it.
Q. Your answer indorsed on the
back ol the lettor was published in
tho newspapors? A. Yes, sir. Ho
published the letters I bolieve.
Q. As published did thoy correspond
witb your recollection of tho papers
as written ? A. Yes, sir ; I wroto it
off hastily. Ho came to my room and
said ho bad been accused of all kinds
of crimes and misdemeanors. I told
bim I had made no such statement as
he represented. He wanted me to say
in writing that I bad not. I took bis
lottcr which he said he intended to
bavo inclosed with the money, and
wroto on the back of it that 1 had
mado no such statement.
U. Tbo published correspondence in
tho morning papers of tho next day,
isyour recollection of whatocccurrod ?
A. It agrees witb my recollection ex
cept that ho says he loft a lettor for
me at the Arlington, i novor received
tbat lettor. I only saw tbe letter in
which 1 enclosed my answer.
y. Did be enclose tbe money 7 A.
Somo monoy came to me enclosed in
an envelope which be bad sent. I gavo
it back to bim.
y. How much monoy was in that
envelopo ? A. Four hundred dollars.
Tbo follow ing momorandu m referred
to by witness as a statement of his ac
count witb Mr. Garfield was placed in
J. A. o.
1808. To 10 aharaa alooa, Credit Moblllar,
..$1,000 00
Juno 111, To caab..
47 00
129 On
$1,176 00
lflOS. B diridend bonda Union PaelSe
Railroad A. 11.000 at (0 nor
oent. lera J per eent $770 00
June 17. By diridend eolleoted
for joa m 000 00
$1,370 00
Furthor on in tho printod testimony
Ames, whon asked whether Garfield
had bocn bettered $329 by his transao
tlon, replied : " That is all there is of it."
The fullowing is an extract from
Oukes Ames' further testimony before
tho Poland Committeo in rolerenco to
Garfield's claim that tho amount re
ceived bv him from Ames was a loan
y. What the Committeo want to
learn is whether in conversation with
any of theso gentlemen they bave stat
ed or admitted tho matter to be dill'er
ent from what thoy havo testified bo
foro tho Committeo? A. 1 hardly
know how to answer that question.
y. Take any ono that occurs to you ;
IU1. AUUilnn, iuiiu ui iiiu tvimuilvluy
suggests Mr. Garfield 7 A, Mr. Gur
field hits been to soe mo about the
matter and we have talked it over. A
part of tbo time he thinks it was a loan
sometimes ho thinks be has repaid mo ;
and then again be is In doubt about It.
(i. You may state whethor in con.
vernation with yon Mr. Garfield claims,
as he claimed before us, that the only
transaction betwoen you was borrow
ing $300 ? A. No, sir, be did not claim
that witb mo.
Q. State how he doos claim It with
you ; what was said ; state all that
occurred in conversation botwoon you?
A. 1 cannot romombor hall ol it. I
have had two or throo interviews with
Hr. Garfield. He wants to put it on
the basis of a loan. Ho states that
when he came hack from Kurope boing
in want of funds, he called on me to
loan him a sum of money, He thought
he bad repaid it, 1 did not know. I
cannot remember.
y. What did you say to him in
rctoronco to that state ol the caso 7 A
I stated to bim that be bad nover ask
ed me to lend him any money ; that 1
never knew bo wanted to borrow any.
I did not know be was short. I mailo
a statement to him showing the trans
anfinn anrl what tliorA wrea rliiA rrn If
that deducting the bond divided and
the cash dividend there was $329 due
him, for which I bad given bim
chock ; that he had nover asked me to
loan bim any monoy, and 1 nover
loanod bim any.
y. Aftor you bad mado tho state
ment what did he aay in roply ? A,
He wantod to have it go as a loan.
y. Did he claim that it was in faot
a loan 7 A. No, air; 1 do not think
he did. No, he did not.
O. Go on then and stale what was
said ; all the discussion that took plane?
A. I cannot tell yoa all ; wo had throe
or four tulks: I cannot remember all
that was said.
i. How long after that transaction
did ho go to Kuropo? A. 1 boliovo it
was a year or two.
(i. Did vou have any conversation
in roloronce to influence this transac
tion would have upon tho election last
Fall? A. Yes, hosaid it would bovery
iniuriotis to bim.
y. Wbatclaoin reference to that?
A. 1 am a very Iwid man to repeat con
versation ; cannot roinembor
(j. Stuto all yea know in relorence
to it. A. I told bim ho knew vory
well that that was a dividend. I mado
out a statement tod showed it to bim
at the time. In ono conversation he
admitted it and 'aid, as near as 1 can
remember that there was $2,400 due
him in stock and bonds. Ho made a
littlo memorandt.i of $1,000 and $1,
400, and as I recollect', said there was
$1,000 of Union Pacif.c railroad stock,
$1,000 of Crodit Mobilie-stock and $ 100
of stock or bonds ; I di not recollect
(j. When was tbat nomoranduin
mado? A. It was madoin my room ;
I cannot remember the dato; it was
since this investigation ctmmencod.
Q. Was it in that conversation that
be referred to the infitioncotais matter
would bave upon tho electitn in his
district? A. 1 do not rocollecl whether
it was in that one or somo ather. I
bad two or three conversations witb
y. Tell us, aj nearly as ion can,
precisely tbe remarks he macb in that
connection. A. It was tbat t would
injure his reputation ; tbat i) was a
cruol thing. Ho felt very bad was in
great distress, and hnrdly knejt what
he did say.
y. Did ho make any request jf yon
to mako no statement in reterorco to
it? A. 1 am not positivo ot that
y. What is your best recollection in
rolerenco to it ? A. My impression is
fAal he wanted to say as little about ttas
he could, and to qet off as casilu as he
could. That waa about tho conversa
tion I bad witb him ; about the long
and short of it.
CJ. Hiivej'ou tho memorandum Mr.
Garfield made ? A. 1 have the figures
that he made.
Paper shown to the Committee con
uining figures as follows :
(. You say these figures wero mado
by Mr. Garfield ? A. Yos, sir.
y. hat do three Bums represent r
How did ho nut them down ? A.
$1,000 Union l'acifio Railroad stock ;
$1,000 Credit Mobilier stock and $100
which he could not remember whether
it was to bo in cash, or stock or bonds.
Q. 1b that what be received, or what
ho was outitlod to? A. What bo was
entitled to.
y. That was bis idea of what was
comiagtobim? A. Yos, sir.
y. Was that about what ho would
bave been entitled to ? A. He would
havo boon entitled to the $1,000 in
stock, and he would have been entitled
to more than that ; tho$1001 think be
is in error about; I gave him $329 ; I
do not know wbolhor tho $ 100 roforrod
to tbat.
y. Did ho put this down as bis re
collection of the statement yon mado
to him ? A. Yos, sir.
y. It was in that conversation that
these figures wore mado that bo
deprecated tho effect ot the matter
upon his cloction? A. I do not know
about bis election ; it was about bis
prospects, his reputation, &o.
y. 1 understand that in substance
ho desired you to say as little as possi
ble about it? A. I'd, sir, and is my
A. Will you report just about what
he did say ? A. I cannot romombor
tho convocation well enough to repeat
Q. You can repeat tho substance of
it? A. 1 bavo given you the suostanco
of it.
y. How did you happen to retain
that littlo stray memorandum? A. 1
do not know ; I found it on my table
two or throo duys afterwards ; 1 did
not pay any attention to it at the timo
until 1 lound tbore waa to be a con
diet oi testimony and 1 thought that
might be something worth preserving.
U. This conversation was in your
room and tho figures made thoro 7 A
res. sir.
Q. Do 1 understand yon that this
loan which Mr. Garfield claims to have
been mado was in reference to a trip
to Kurope, taken by bim a year or two
allorwardsr A. 1 do not know wbon
ho took this trip ; he did not go
during that session of Congross ; this
payment was mado to bim during tbat
session ot 1807 o.
Q. Do you know whether bo wont
during that recess following? A. 1
cannot soy ; 1 do not knowT
y. Do you know that ho did not go
to liuropo lor nearly two yoara after
wards? A. No, 1 do not It is my
impression that it was twoyears aftor-
wards ; but I cannot remember dales ;
peoplo ask mo about things that oc
curred a yoar ago, and 1 cannot toll
whether it was ten years ago or ono.
y. .LMd you understand in this con
. j . .. a... I ti . - I o
field that you detailed the history of
ibis matter as to bow tho statement
yoa had let bim have was mado up ;
and did you understand him to con
cedo your statement to bo about the
truth? A. Woll, 1 cannot say; bo
would not havo been vory apt to re
collect tho amount duo if ho had not
acceded to my statement.
y. rrom the wholo conversation,
from what ho said and tho figures that
he mado, did yoa understand him to
concede to the statement yon had mado
to him as about the truth ? A. Yos,
1 so understood bim.
(J. That statemont you made to him
was In substance tho statemont you
navo to us in roierence to bim r A
Yes, sir.
The abovo comprises the matoiial
parts of Oakes Ames' testimony, which
is conclusive. To tho ofTcnso of being
brined and corrupted by Uukcs Ames
cash, Itarflold aduca tho onmo of per
jury, testifying positively that he sim
ply borrowed $300 from Ames and
afterward repaid bim.
riNDiNd or tub committee.
The following ia tho finding of tho
Poland Ropohlican Investigating Com
mittee, with roferonce to Garfield's
oonnoelion witb t redit Mobilier.
"The facts in regard to Mr. Garfield,
as found by tbe Committee aro identi
cal with tho caso ol Mr. Kelley to the
point ot the reception of the check of
WJ. lie agreed with Mr. Amen to
take ten shares of Credit Mobilior
stock, but did not pay lor the same.
Mr. Amos rocoived tho 80 per cont
dividend bonds and sold thorn fur 97
nor eent., and also received tbe 00 nor
oent. cash dividend, which, together
paid the price oi the stock and Intor
oBt and left a bulance of $329. Tbis
Bum was paid ovor to Mr. Garfield by
a obock on tbe Sergeant at-Arms, and
Afr. Oarticld then understood this turn
was the balance of dividends after pay
ing for the stock. Mr. Ames rocoived
all tho subsequent dividends and the
Committtoe do not find, tbat since the
payment of tho $.129 there has boon
any communication between Mr. Ames
and Mr. Garbcld on tbo subject until
this investigation began. Some cor
respondence between Mr. Garfield mid
Mr. Ames and somo conversation be
tween them during this investigation
will bo lound in the reported testi
Ibis is but a single leaf in tho re
cord of the man nominated for Presi
dent at Chicago by tbo Reformers ol
Massachusetts, who strained at tbo
gnat (Ulaine) and Bwallowed the camel
(Do Golyor Garfield.) The Bame re
port that fastens corruption npon Gar
field, says : "M r. Ulaine never bad any
interest, direct or indirect, in Credit
Mobilier stock, or stock ol the Union
Pacific Railroad Company ?"
X. il.
22d, 1804.
1 Boon received an order, dated 1.10
P. M., directing mo to proceed to tho
front, and in the event of the death ot
General Reynolds, or his inability to
command, to assumo tho command of
all tbo troops thero, consisting of the
1st, 3d, and 11th Corps. (Order ap
pended marked A. ) 1 started a little
before half past one, turning over tho
command of my corps to General Gib
bons, under Goncrul Meados direc
tions. General Gibbons was not the
next in rank in that corps; but be
was tho oneGonoial Meade directed
should assume the command, as ho
considered him the most suilablo per
son for it.
Sovcral such incidents occured dur
ing that battld. Gonoral Meade prior
to tho battle, showed mo, or told mo
of a letter ho had received from tho
Secretary of war on this subject. The
Government rocognir-ing tho difficulty
of the situation, behoving that a bnttio
was Imminent, and might occur in
ono, two, or three duys, and not
knowing the viows of General Moade
in relation to bia commanders, tho
Secretary of War wroto him a note,
authorising him to make any changos
in bia army that he pleased, and that
bo would be sustained by the Presi
dent and himself. That did not make
it legal, because it was contrary to
tho law to place a junior officer ovor a
senior. At tbe sumo time it was one
of those omergoncios in which General
Moade was authorized, as before stated,
to excrciso tbat power. I waa not the
senior of eitbor General Howard, of
the 11th corps, or Gonoral Sickles, ol
tho 3d corps. My commission bore
dato on the same day witb theirs ; by
my prior commission thoy both ranked
mo. Of courso it was not a vory agroo-
able oflice for me to fill, to go and
tako command ot my seniors. How
ever, 1 did not Icol mucn omDarrass-
mcnt about it, bocause 1 was an older
soldier than eithor of them. Hut I
know that legally it was not proper,
and tbat if they cboso to resist, it
might become ft vory troublosomo
matter to mo for tbo time being.
Whothoror not Gonoral Meade, whon
he gave me tbe order, know about
this relative rank, 1 do not know. I
Bay this because I have since under
stood that he did not. Wbon I apoko
to him about it before departing, how
over, he remarked in substance that
ho was obliged to uso such persons as
ho felt disposed to use ; that in th is case he
sent me bocause be bad explained bis
viewa to mo, and had not explained
them to tbe others ; that I knew bis
plans and ideas, and could accord bet
ter with bim in my operations than
anybody else, I wont to Gettysburg,
arriving on me ground not later man
half past throo o'clock. I found tbat,
practically, tho fight was then ovor.
The rear of our column, with tho ono
my in pursuit, waB then coming
through tho town of Gettysburg.
General Howard was on Ceinctory
Hill, and thoro bad evidently beon an
attempt on his part to stop and lorm
somo of hia troops thero ; what troops
bo had formed thero I do not know.
1 understood aftorwards, and accepted
it as tho fact, that he had formed one
division thero prior to this timo, 1 told
General Howard I had orders to take
command in tho front. I did not
show him orders, bocauso ho did not
demand it. He acquiesced.
1 exercisod the oommand until even
inir. whon Gonoral Blocum arrived,
about 6 or 7 o'clock. His troops wero
in tbo neighborhood, lor thoy appar
ently bad been summoned up before
I arrivod, by Gonoral Howard pnsai
hly, as woll as the 3d corps. When
General Slocum arrivod, ho boing my
Bcnior, and not included in this order
to mo, 1 turned tbe command over to
him. In fact I was instructed verbal
ly hy Gonoral Iluttorfield, Chief of
Staff, before 1 Ivlt for the front, that
I w i J .
When I arrived and took command
I extonded tho lines: I sent Gonoral
Wadsworth to tho right to tako pos
session of Gulp's Hill with his division.
1 directed General Goary, whoso di
vision belonged to tho 12th corps ( its
commander, General Slocum, not tlion
having arrived ) , to take possession of
the high ground towards Round Top.
1 made such disposition as 1 thought
wiso and proper, Tho enemy evidently
believing that wo wore reinlorccd, or
our wholo army waa thoro, discontin
ued Ihdir groat efforts, and the battlo
tor that day was virtually over.
Thoro was firing of artillery and skirm
ishing all along tho front, but that
was the end of that days battle. Hy
vorbal instructions, and in the order
which I had rocoived irom Gonoral
Moade, I was directed to report, after
having arrived on tho ground, whether
it would bo necessary or wise to con
tinue to fight the battlo at Gettysburg,
or whothor it was possiblo lor the
fight to bo had on the ground Gonoral
Mcadohad selected. - About 4 o'clock
P. M. I sent word by Major Mitchell,
aid do-camp io General Meado, that I
would hold tho ground until dark,
meaning to allow bim time to decide
tbo matter lor himself. As aoon aa I
had gotten matters arranged lu my
satisfaction, and saw that tho troops
wore being formed again, and I felt
aecuro, I wroto a note to General
Meado, and informod him oi my views
ol the ground at Gettysburg. I told
him that the only disadvantage which 1
thonghtithad was that itoould be road,
ily turned by way of Kmmetiaburg, and
that tho road waa clear lor any move
ment ho might make. 1 bad ordered
all the trains back, aa I came up, to
olear the roads.
Goneral Meade had directed my
corps, the 2d corps, to march up to
wards Gettysburg, under tbo command
of General Gibbons. When 1 lound
that tbe enemy bad ceased their oper
ations, I directed General Gibbons to
bait bis corps two or throo miles bo-
hind Gettysburg, in order to protect
our rear Irom any flank movement of
tbo enemy. 1 ben my operations in
the front being closed, 1 turned tho
command ovor to General Slocum, and
immediately started to report to Gen.
Meado in detail what 1 had dono, in
order to express my views clearly to
bim, and to see what bo was disposed
to do. 1 rode back and lound Gen
Meado about 9 o'clock. Ho told mo
be had received my mossages and note,
and bad decided upon tbe rcprcscnta
lions 1 bad mado, and the existence of
known tacts of tho caso, to tight at
Gettysburg, and had ordered all tho
corps to the front. That waa tbo end
of operationa for that day.
On tho third day, in tho morning,
the enemy and General Slocum were
a good deal engaged. About ono or
two o'clock in the uflornoon the onemy
commencod a terrific cannonado from
probably one hundred and twenty
fiieces of artillery, on tho front of the
ine connecting Cemetery Hill with
Round Top, tho lelt centre commanded
by me. 'that lino consisted of tho 1st,
2d, and 3d corps, of which I had the
general command. 1 commanded that
whole front. General Gibbons com
manded the 2d corps in my abscence,
Gonoral Nowton the 1st corps, and
General llirnoy the 3d. That cannon
ado continued for probably an hour
and a half. The enemy then made an
assault at tho end of that timo. It
was a very formidable assault, and,
mado, 1 should jndgo, witb about
18,000 infantry. When tho columns
of the enemy appeared it looked as
it they were going to attack tho
centre of our line, but alter marching
straight out a little distance, they
seemed to incline a little to theirobjeet
was to march through my command
and soizo Cemetery Hill, which 1
havo no doubt was their intcntiun.
They attackod with wonderful spirit
nothing could have been more spirited.
The shock of the assault fell on the 2d
and 3d divisions of tbo 2d Corps, assio
ted by a small brigade of Vermont
troops, together with tho artillery of
our line, which fired from Round Top
to Ccmoiory Hill at tho enemy all the
way as thoy advanced whenever they
had tbo opportunity. Those wore the
troops that really met tho assault. No
doubt there wero other troops that
tired a littlo, but those wore troops
that really withstood the shock of the
assault and repulsed it. The attack
of the onomy was met by about six
small brigades ot our troops, and was
finally repulsed alter a torrifie contest
at very closo quarters, in which our
troops tdok about thirty or forty oolors
and some 4,000 to 6,000 prisoners, with
gioat loss to the enemy in killed and
wounded. Tbo repulse was a most
signal one, and that docidod tho bat
tle, and was practically tho end ot tho
fight. I waa wounded at tbo close of
the aecwult, and that andad any nparau
lions with the army for that campaign.
I did not follow in its future move
ments. That practically ended the fighting of
the battle of Octtsyburg. Thoro was no
Borious fighting tbero after that, save
on tho lelt, in an advance by a small
command of tho Pennsylvania Re
serves, made very aoon aftorwards and
based npon our success, i may say
one thing bore : 1 think it was proba
bly an untorlunato tiling that 1 was
wounded at the time I was, and equally
unfortunate that Gonoral Gibbous was
also wounded, because the absence of
a prominent commander, who know
tho circumstances thoroughly at such
a momont as that, was a great disad
vantage. 1 think that our lines should
havo advanced immediately, and 1 be
lieve we should havo won a great vic
tory. 1 was very confident that the
advance would be mado. General
Meade told mo before tho fight tbat if
tbo enemy attacked me he intended to
put tho 5th and 0th Corps on the
enemy's flank ; therefore, whon I was
wounded and lying down in my ambu
lance and about leaving the field, I
dictated a note to General Meado, and
told him if ho would put in the 5lh and
fitb corps 1 boliovcd ho would win
a great viotory. I asked bim after
ward when I returned to tho army
what ho had done in tho promises. Ho
said he had ordored tho movement,
but tho troopB wore slow in connccling,
and moved so slowly that nothing was
dono before night, except that soiuool
tho Pennsylvania Reserves went out
and mot Hood's division, it was under
stood, of tho enemy, and actually over
throw it, assisted, no doubt, in somo
measures, by thoir knowledge oi thoir
failure in the assault. There wore only
two divisions ol the enomy on our ox-
trcmo lelt, opposito Hound lop, and
thoro waa a gup in thoir lino of one
mile that their assault bad left, and 1
believe if our wholo lino had advanced
with spirit it is not nnliko that wo
would havo taken all their artillory at
that point. 1 think that was a fault ;
that we should havo pushed tbe enemy
there, for we do not often catch them
in that position ; and tho rulo is,
and it ia natural, that when you re
pulse or defeat an enomy you should
pursuo him ; and I beliovo it is a rare
thing that ono party bents another and
does not pursue bim ; and I think that
on tbat occasion it only requires an
order and prompt execution.
I have no doubt the enemy rcgardod
the success ol their assault as certain,
so much so that they wero willing to
expond all theirammunition. They did
not suppose thatany troops could live
undor that cannonade ; but they mot
troops that had boon so accuslomed to
artillory fire that it did not have effect
on them that they expected. It was
a most tcrriflo cannonade one possi
bly hardly every paralleled.
Q. Was there ever, In any battlo of
which yoa have read, more artillery
brought into action than in that bat
tlo? A. I doubt whothor thoro has
ever has been more concentrated upon
an equal apace and opening at ono
timo. I tbink there bas boon more
artillery engaged in many battles, but
do not boliove thoro baa been more
u,on both sides concentrated on an
equal space.
y. Yon did not follow tho army from
tbero ? A. No, sir; I lea tho field tho
moment tho fight was ovor.
Q. When did yoa join the army
again ? A. 1 did not join it again 'in
lilsomotimosin December, when active
operations had coasod. 1 waa then
ordered by tho Socrotary of War Into
the Statoa from whonce tho regiments
of my corps came to fill them up hy
recruitment, and I am now on my ro
turn to the army,
y. Hut, with equal numbers, yoa
would not hoeitato toattack tho enemy
anywhore undor equal ciroumalancos ?
A. No. air, 1 would not. In fact thoro
la no flnor army, if aa fine, in exislenoe
in the-world than the army of tho Po
tomac Tbe troops will do anything
if they aro only ordored. If thoy have
not mado this or tbat attack it ia be
cause their commanders did not order
them to make it.
Headquarters, Army Potomac, I
July 1, 1880, 1:10 P. hi. j
(General Hancock):
The Maior-General commanding has
just been informed that dencrul Key
nolds has been Rilled orimtily wounded
llo directs that you turn over tho
command ot your Corps to lienerul
Gibbons; that you proceed to tho front,
and by virtue of this order, in case of
tbe truth ot General Jtcynold s death,
you assumo command of tho Corps
thoro assembled, viz : The 11th, 1st,
and 3d, at hmmctlsburg. Ii you think
tho ground and position there a better
one to fight a battle under existing
circumstances, you will so adviso tho
Gcnoral,and ho will order all tho troops
up. Ion know the uenoral s views,
and General Warren, who is fully
aware ol them, has gone out to Bee
beneral Jtoynolds.
Later, 1:15 P. M. Reynolds has
possession ot Gettysburg, and tho
enemy aro reported as tailing back
from in front ol Gettysburg. Hold your
column ready to moto.
V cry respoctfully, your ob t scrv t,
Mujor General and Chief of Staff
Asa C. bVrrydiedon Tuesday last at
Brewster's Station, New York. To
many an old showman tills will bo the
first announcement of the death of
Abo" lierry, one of the bost known
circus men in tho United Slates, and
ono of the last men with whom the
thought of death would bo coupled.
Tho boys aro grown men, who in days
past have gazed at and envied "Ase"
lierry, as, in gorgeous red uniform,
ho sat on tho lolly scat of somo
"Golden Chariot of Apollo, " and
drove twenty prancing horses through
the winding streets ot a country town
in the grand procession ol a circus.
llo was a Connecticut boy, and was
born on a furm, and, liko many a New
r.ngland lad, was at an early ago an
excellent horseman. This was before
the days ol steam, when horses occu
pied a position of honor and useful
ness, sinco lost Young lierry became
in time a skilllul reinsman, so skillful
that when hardly out of bis "teens" he
was employed to drive on tho old turn
pike that ran betwoen Now York and
Albany. Thoso were tho days of four
horse stago coaches, and the drivers
wero chosen for thoir skill and care
fulness. "Abo "lierry was ono of tho
best on tho road.
His skill attracted the attention of
the circus mon. Then thero waa no
railroad circuses, but all tbo travoling
was done overland, by wagons, and
tho owners of circuses wore on tbe
lookout for men who could drivo six
and eight and vavi tan hnraeua. at-1
tacbod to a heavy load, over country
loads, by night safely. So Berry be
came a circus man. This was thirty
years ago, and ovor since, up to withiu
a few months of bis death, be wan
connected with tho show business.
He worked for Koropaugh, Both Howo,
Bailey, Barnum, and, in fact, almost
every circus man of note in the Statos.
Ho was known as the only man who
could, and did, drivo twenty horses,
two abreast. This be did with Seth
Howe, and it was a sight worth soe
ing to see this big, black-mustached
man guide his ten span ot caprisoncd
horses witb as much case as though
behind a ainglo span.
Whon in 1872 Barnum, eastollo,
Hurd and Coupe got together their
bis show, Berry waa mado master of
the bnrsea. Ho bought and sold and
tradod at his own discretion, and the
result waa that tbe show contained
tho finest lot of horses over gulhercd
under a canvas. Ho was with tho
show sovoral years, but he was get
ting to be an old man over sixty
and tbe labors ol tho road were too
much for him. Ho Bought lighter
work ; was ticket seller at tbo Brighton
Beach race track last summer ; then
had chargo of lnkorman's training
stables In Green street, and last fall
went into tho pedestrian business, and
took Dobler and Grossman, to Canada.
Last Spring ho was omployed again
bv Forepauirh, but his old enemy,
rheumatism, again attacted bim, and
ho was forcod to ceaBO work. Ho
went to Danbury, whoro, in years
past, ho had kept a hotel, and where
ho had many friends. His wifo was
with him. Ho grow worso, and dropsy
of tho heart threatened, llo rallied
sufficiently to go to Brewster's Station,
wbcro a married daughter resides,
Thoro ho died on Thursday.
False Teeth and Crutches.
Among tho passengers who boarded
tho cast bound train at Holly, Michi
gan, the othor day, wore a bride and
groom of tho regular hollyhock order.
Although tho car waa lull of passcn
irora the pair began to squeeze hands
as aoon as they wero Boated This of
courso attracted attention, and pretty
soon everybody was nodding and wink
ing, and several porsons so tar lurgot
themselves as to laugh outright, liy
and by tho broad shouldered and red-
handed uroom bocamo aware ol tho
fact that he was being ridiculed, and
ho unlinked himself to the height of
six loot, looked up and down tho aisle
and said : "1 boro seems to bo consid
ornblo nodding and winking around
hero because I'm hugging the girl who
was marriod to me at sevon o clock
this morning. If the rules of this rail
road forbid a man Irom hugging his
wito alter hos paid lull laro, then 1 m
going to quit, but if the rules don't,
and this winking and blinking isn't
bitten short off when wo pass tho next
milo post, I'm going to begin on tho
Iront seats and create a rising markot
for lalso tenth and crutches I" If there
wore any more winks and blinks in
that cai tho groom didn't catch 'cm
at it.
Cohni'LANTBR. The monument erect
ed to the memory of tho celebrated Sen
eca Chief, Cornplanter, stands on tho
Indian reservation, iifloen miles above
arren on tho bank of the Alleghony,
i hero aro now living throe ol Corn
planters children. Tho eldest, Charles,
Is a centenarian.
Superficial knowledge ; pleasure dear
ly purchased, and subsistence at tho
will of another. These throe things
aro tho diograco of mankind.
Gustavus Adolphua ia (aid to havo
died with hia aword in hia hand, the
word of command in bia mouth, and
victory in his imagination.
Wise and learned men aoek not un
attainable things, griove not for what
la lost, and vex not themselves Id tbe
boar of danger.
HKeep the people poatod apoa Ike raise of
iBtelligeaee ever viee and Ignoraaee. latalll
gent people are law-ahldiag j ajore tkaa
tbey eooauBAO Ibej earieh, and kaaatify, anal
build ap, and eireulato money, aad areata dlvaral.
Bad induatrv, which gives eanployiaeat le paepie.
IntelllganM paya."
Tho educational mooting to be beld
in connection witb tbe examination
of toachors lor tho currrcnt year, will
bo announced from time to time in
this column. The object of those
meetings is.
1st To talk to the parents of tbe
childi en regarding thoir duty to tbe
public schools.
2d. To make suggestions to teachers
and Directors upon such subjects aa
seem to require immediate attention.
3d. To instruct the pupils who are
attending our schools, in regard to
their importance as a factor in school
4th. To moot the Directors, teachers,
parents and pupils in an official ca
pacity, mid exchange viows with them
upon ihu grt at educational pi-ohk-ntB
ol the day.
These meetings will be held the
second week of tbo tour, as follows :
At Shawsville fur Goshen township,
on Monday evening, August 16th, in
the a. r.. unurcb. Speakers liewia
1. Irwin and John A. Fulton, members
ot School Board; Mr. Ellia Irwin,
John 11. Mead, Mr. U. H. Morrow and
M. h. Mcyuown. An hssay on
"Higher Culture" will bo road by
Graco 8. Morrow.
For Girard township, at GrDirtgham
School House, Tuesday evening, Au
gust 17th. Sneakers Allen H. Rosen
kntns and M. L. McQuown. Kssaya
will bo read by Mrs. Alice G. Liu and
Ira D. Shope.
For Covington township, at Union
School House, Wednesday evening,
August 18th. Speakers Dr. J. .
f'otter, President or tbe School Hoard.
Rov. G. W Stroup and M. L. Mc
r or Kartliaus township, in tho grove
at Oak Hill on Thursday, August 19th,
commencing at 2 o'clock P. M.
Speakers A. A. Rankin, Secretary of
School Hoard, Dr. J. W. Potter, 8. P.
r ishcr, K. h. McCloskey and M. 1..
for Pike, Pike Independent and
Curwensville, at Bloomington in tbe
Lutheran Church, Saturday evening,
August 21st. Spoakors William A.
Bloom and other members ot fiko
School Board, Rov. Shirk, of Now
Millport, V. U. Spencer, Secretary of
Pike Independent district. A.M. Buz
zard and M. L. McQuown. Kssays
will bo read by Mrs. M. J. SIobs and
M iss M ary Long.
W. C. 1'eutz, ol Brady and Mr. Matt
Savage, of New Washington, bave
beon invited to be presont at tho ap
pointments ot tho socond week, and
will address tbo people at some, it not
all of the meetings on subjects per
taining to the interests of our schools.
Allen il. itosenkruns will likely be
present at sovoral of the meetings for
tho socond week.
Tho peoplo of Kanhaus expect to
hold an Educational Reunion and So
cial Picnic, on the afternoon of the
Wo bone all the teachers will ar
range to be present at these meetings.
It is hoped that thosa living in the
communities where these meetings are
to be beld, will make due arrange
ments for light, music, etc. The an
nouncements for the third week of
tho examination tour will be made
next week. Parents and Directors are
especially invited to be present
If yoa would be strong, conquer
West Chester bas employed a Super
intendent for thoir schools at a salary
of $1,200 per annum.
Examination for Pike and Pike In
dependent at Bloomington, Saturday,
August 21st. See change in pro
gramme. Prof. G. W. Weaver, ol the Penfiold
schools will spond his Summer vaca
tion at the home of bis parents in
Centre county.
We learn that Prof, L. E. Weber
oponod a school in DuBois on Monday
of last weok, to continue in session
about two months.
W. A. Ambrose commenced a Select
School io tbo High School building at
Osceola, Monday, July 26th, to con-
tinue in soesion six weeks.
Knox township School Board bave
decided to pay $26 per month, for
teachers this year, an increase of $3
per month ovor last year.
Sinuleton Bell, ot Lumber City, a
teacher ol one years experience) and a
young man of more than ordinary
ability, will enter Ann ArDor Law
School in October.
Tbe enterprising Board of Directors,
of lioutr.dnlo borough have decided to
erect a $3,000 School building. It will
be built on some approvod plan and
will contain eight rooms.
All the Annual Reports and Certifi
cates of tbo school district ot ine
County, were filod in the Department
of I'nblio instruction bofore August
1st , except those of Woodward and
Chest township.
Wo paid a flying visit to Lumber
City, on the 23d ult, to witness the
cloving of the Academy at that place.
The church in tho evening was crowd
ed to its utmost, and all went away
feeling that it had boon good to be
there. All onilo in saying tbat tbe
past term, undor Mr. Botlorf baa been
the most successful ever exporionced
in the history of that Institution. On
tho billowing day, in company witb
Mr. Ii. ri. Weber, wedrove to miners
burg and attended an Educational
picnic, under tbe auspices of Miss
Sadie Morgan's Select school. On
both these occasions we had the pleas
ure of mooting a number of oar frionds
interoslod in the cause oi education,
and waa pleased to learn that tbe cause
of Common schools ia still gaining io
tho confidence and affoctions of th
people of the district we visited.
In geography and history let map-
drawing be a constant exorcise.
Hold the health of the pupils sacred.
and guard it carclully. Subordinate
all else to that
Spelling is nevor used exoept in
riling. Therefore lot it be taught
generally as a writen exercise.
Lei pupils make on the board or
slate, lists of all new and difficult
words. Avoid too much "prompting.
Romembor that your work Is one of
the bigbost dignity and importance.
He a credit to tbe protoscion. -
Kducation la to Inspire th love ol
truth, a the enprome good, and to
clurily the vision oi the intellect to
discern it
The worst education which toache
solfdenial, is better than th best
which toache everything else, and
not that. -
Nature witbont Instruction ia blind ;
instruction without nature ia faulty;
practice without either of these ia io
perfect. "
Teaeb penmanship to all pupil.
Th youngest can learn to writ. Giv
it ill place on th programme and
nevor allow it to be crowded off.
I call a eomplete and generooa edu
cation that wiioh flu a man to per
form Jnstly, Bklllully, magnanimously,
all lb offioea, both private aad public,
of pear and war,