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MIX' UM/I=3lV F3LA391130a13.13VPVL1C1.113.,
Neotly and Promptly Executed, at the
ADVERTISER OFFICE, LEBARON, FERIVA
Tuts establishment is now supplied with an extensive
assortment of JOB TYPE, which will be increased as the
patronage domande. It rim now turn Out PRINTING, of
every description, in a neat and expeditious 11181010t—
andon. Yeryweesonable terms. Such as
. Business ,Carde, Handbills,
• Circulars, Labels,
Bill Headings, Blanks,
Programmes, Bills of Fare,
Invitations, Tickets, &c., Sce.
DUDS of all kinds, Common andJedgment BONDS.
Bobtail, Junket?, Constable? nod other IltAxxs, printed
correctly and neatly on the best paper, constantly kept
fdr sale at this °Met, at prices "to suit the times,*
***Sidescription price of the LEBANON ADVERTISER
One Dollar and a Ralf a Year.
Address, WM. 111. BROOLIN t Lebanon, Pa.
cialus P. MILLER,
fr W tTt t zt ; newly orpoaltethe l7k o7:te ar d w :z oiist4ntarm ans
Labaufm, April 6, 184.-Iy.
WM. M. DERR,
TTORNET AT LAW, &icein driehteee. Building,
Cumborland street, neatly dicipoidto 'the Caurt
nee.= • • [Lebanon, 0,1.81134 f.
S. T. rfficADAji
ATTORNEY At LAVV,
IE,I AS 111.510VNA his aloe to Market West, opposite
11 the Lebanon Itsuk, two doors North of Widow
Lebanon, March 25, '63,
" . -11.1SSZER BOV i ER
t t ic3, 3r xi. et t sir .
ArAFFICE roinoved to Umnberlond street, one door
NJ East of the Lebanon Valley Dank., opposite the
Buck Hotel, Lebanon, l'a. [Jab. 6, '64.
ARMY AND NA 1 1 Y
PENSION, BOUNTY, BACK PAY AND BOUN
TY LAND AGENCY.
• UASSLEA uavmat
.A:ttc x••• xi. oe* PE /zit Xa w.
'TIMilt undersigned, having been licensed to prosecute
claims, and having been engaged in the Bounty and
Pension Business, offers his services to all those who
al a thereto entitled. in accordance with the various
arts of Congress. All such should call or address at
- owe, end make their applications through
BASSLER BOYER, Attorney atlrtw.
Orme removed to Cumberland St., one
door East of the Lebanon Valley Ilati/r4 opposite
the Buck Hotel, Lebanon, re. Van. 6, '6l.
A. T. WEI DLE I
ATTORNEY AT .LAW.
'Office North West orner of Water
and Market( Streets,
Lotontioti, Nov. 13, 1863----Iy.*
IN FFIOtt , in Cuntbbiegientl,street. ufew donee cant, of
the Eagle Hotel, the taw late of tyke father
Ca pt. Join& Webboatt,4ec'il.
Lebanon IL 1563.
INIO V A L
A . vANI IBY 'ULRICH ,
?ATTORNEY AT LAW,
11....tnioved his offico to the bn W in g , or k e r loor OUR
i uf Laudurmilch 's Store, opposite tho Washin g ton Bons()
i 4 et t ainea..l4t.
BOUNTY 'ILSOVENSION clhhifil l othytly attended
't n artiirtl !6:1.--31n.
JAVOILI VIVALDI - 4E, iri,
TTORAT.r. .4IT- Lai% 1
i f I - FMK, north•weat corner Market and Water Ste.,
NJ Lebanon, ra.„
[Lebanon, January 13, 1364.71„M
10r, 'P., g.,
111XVINO loaded in !Amnon, offers hie profeselon-
I • "til'alirirdea n tit 'the public. Office in Market St.,
the building fornierly occupied by him father.
Lebanon. Dec. lti, 1803.
IP ''' PIENSIONS.
- R. (MO. P. LINKAWEAVER., liiivkag.,..l4earl ftp
, Tointod, by„ 019 Oui
pnli*iotttjt; litpotiiqm;, n
' f ikatiegtoa,,Atitidtili . ltr,,Sugpiii!..flitranklqua , is pre
-4oftre,l tpriitor."4l to .111 .10olicAr;to Yor l'iinsiohrOt his of
T. 443, in :Market stroot, ooitirJiw to aid rota (Pica.
b.l.vaton, March 'llith, 1863.-6 PP
DISSOLUTION OF COPARTNERSHIP,
NOTICH is hereby gi•eu that the Co-partner
ship heretofore existing between the under
signed, dealing in the Confectionary bushman, in the
Borough nt Lebanon, lina been tilemolved by mutual
eeneeet. The Hooke will be at the old eland to , r settle
ment. JOSEPH LOWEY,
keb.,lreh. 10, 1864..] HENRY NAUM.
The business will be continued by the under
algued, . JOSEPH LOWRY.
tradorslgned lnot moved Mn Mike to °clergies
I Corner, (entwine° on Walnut St., opposito thu
Court lionse,) whero ho continuos to give his whole
attention to Surveying and Scriveniug. Is always
in his office on Saturdays, and at. all other tuxes un
less when called away. by business. flaying lately
loon appointed a Notary Public, ho has authority of
take acknowledgments the same as Justices of tho
Particular attention given to Writing Wills and
'Making out distributions.
' Lebanon. March 2S, 18: t.--3m
D E sll' l TIS
TT APING , retvirned, Irma Philadelphia „I ,A,TOuld.iety
11. to the gotokpeOple of Leternon and nrjp,Joity, that
1 have i ta u.ioonm iet Mns. liMina's (one door Bast of
.Pfr. 0. D. Gioninger's,) whore I can be found at ail
hours of the day; to wait upon theme who may want
my professional services. ,
Particular attention paid to the treatment and filing
of TEETH. All operations done in the most improved
and scientific manner.
,(fib" PRICES as low as elsewhere for the "same
'closet of work.
Chlgreform and lithos administered to patients when
, l'hafsPrif:firrlmstfavors, I would solicit the patron
'age of ktakie ivishing the services of a Dent ist.
G-PORON CLARK, D. D. B.
*v. Ranti: .
lutorapmfax etTone:64pm, taihation coranty:, troop
reltpecttnlly inforal is friends, entl4lte
that fie tae connected bit:unit With Mr. ; Boirait, in tho
TOBACCO, SNUFF AND SEGAit BUSINESS,*
N 0.146 North Third street, Phila.,
where he will he glad to receivs customers, and all
eelt et rates that will , prove, eatlefactory.
Philadelphia, Idayld, 1,6 63.
The Only Machine capaple of making More
than One Kind of a Stitch ; and the
Only. On laving the KE
VERSIEDE, FEED. •
The feed may be reverced at any point decked,
_Without stooping ,whieh le a great advantage in fasten
ing the eude of Rama.
lt makes four different ditches, lock, knot. double
- lock, and double' knot ; each stitch perfect and alike
on both Odell of the fabric.
There is no other Machine which will do no large a
`rouge of work as the "Florence."
, It will Braid, Tuck, " Quilt, Cord, Hem Fell, Bind,
'Gather, and do all kinds of Stitching required by- fam
The moat inexperienced find no diffleulty in using
livery Machine in warranted to give entire lintistae
lion, and to do all that io claimed for It.
The Florence must be icen to be App F reciated.
J. , MATZ,
Agent of Lebanon county,. Annville, Fa.
42 900118 wishing to see the Machine in operation can
do no by calling on the Agent at Aunvillo.
Annvil le, March 9,1864.-3 m:
t ja r " '" ; #l 4 3le
By Lebanon Valler Railroad.
PARTICULAR 'attention will bo Paid to Goods ',Mop
ed by the Lebanol2 Valley Railroad. Goods will be
sent daily to and from Philadelphia to Lebanon, Myere•
town and Annville Stations, and all other points in the
=FREIGHTS contracted ler at the Ichat possible Sates
nal &dive - rid with dlspateh.
The Proprietor will pay particular attention Wand
attend personally, to' the receiving and delivery of all
For information, apply at his Omen at the Lebanon
Valley Railroad Depot, Lebanon.
EDWARD MEW, his Agent in Philadelphia, Witli
ways be found sit:W. H. Bush's Nerihitnrs Ilvlcl, North
Third st., Philadelphia.
May 4,'04.1 0.V.0. ROFFMAN.
3. RAsIBAY, in ninth's haildiim, airier of dirii
berland street and Duo alley, bits on hand and
for male, either by, the yard or blade to order, a large
CLOTHS, . •
well from C
selected frooed Housini. (lood Fite and stib
stantial making gualanteed to all. Also Disaffirm-
Cravats; Bnsponders, Fancy and
Plain Linen Shirts; Druid tbirte and Drawers.,..•
Lebanon, May 1,18 M -
VOL. 15--NO. 48.
A PURE. TONIC. •
Dr. C. M. JACKS . ON, Philad'a Pa.
WILL EFFECTUALLY .CURE
Chronic or Nervous Debility, Diseases of tape
Kidneys, and all diseases arising froM a
disordered Liver or Stomach.
Such as Constipation, Inward Piles, 'Fulness or Blood
to the Wad. Acidity of the Stomach, Nausea, Heart
burn,- TlisguSt for' Food, - - FitinclW.Or. Weight
Stomach. Sour Bitietaitions —Sinking or- Fluttering at
the Pit of the Stomach, Swimming ,'of of the Head, Bur
:tied and Difficult Breathing, FlUttering at the IL 'edrt,
Choking or Suffocating: SenSations - when in a lyingpOs.
titre, D1M111398. of Vision, Dots or Webs before the
Sight, Fever end Dull Pain lin the Bead, Deficiency of
Perspiration, Yellowness of the Skin and Dyes: Pain
In the Shin, Back, Chest, Limbs, dc., Sudden Flushes
of heat, Burning in the Flesh ' Constant'lmaginings
of Evil, and great Depression of Spirits.
And will positively prevent rei/Oto Fever Bilious
No Alcohol or Bad . Whiskey ?
They. wmt, eons the above diseases in ninety ,
nine cases out of a . hundred.
Induced by the extensive sale universal popu
larity of Heenan d's German Bitters, '(pn rely vegetable,)
ho4ta of ignorant Quacks and unscrupulous adventu
rers, have opened upon suffering humanity the flood,
gates of Nostrums in the shape of poor whiskey, vilely
aofirportuded with injurious drugs, and christened Ton-
Stethaeldes and Bitters.
Beware of the innumerable array of AlOoltalie prob.
austions in plethoric bottles, and big bellied kegs, tin
der the modest appellation of Bitters; which ittstea:d
Otouring, only aggravate disease, and leave the disap
, • .
pointed sifffeter thspair.
1100FLAND'S GEIIIIAN BITTERS!
Aro not, a now and untried article, but haire stood
the test of fifteen 'years*triel by the AnteriCan
and their reputation end We, are net rhulled by any
The proprietors have thousands of totters front the
CLERGYMEN, LAWYERS, .
PIITSICIANS, Mal CITIZENS,
Testifying of their 1,15:1L persOnel 'ltoujviedge, to. the
beoetiebil effects and medical virtues of these - Bitters.
DO YOU WANT SOM ETI VINO TO S'L'R OT ENIOUT
DO YOU WANT A GOOD APPETITE ?
DO YOU WA NT T 011011.1) VP YOUR CONSTITUTION?
DO YOU W ANT TO F L ? _
DO YOU ‘V ANT TO GET RID OF NERVOUSNESS?
DO YOU WANT ENERGY?
DO YOLLW ANT '.I`C SLEEP-WELL?
DO YOU:WANT A AND VIGOROUS FEELING?
If you do, use IIOOKLAND'S 6 EILMEN ,DITTERS.
From Pen. J. Brown. B. 8., XX V.O). of the LW
cyclopedia (yr BAB - oas' Knott/edge. .;
Although not ilipriii - cd to favor or rOCIJOIMOIid Pat
ent Medicines in general, through. dbitritst of their im•
gredieuts end effects ; I yet of no Salt:lent rea
sons why a man may riot testify to.the benefits lie be
hoves himself to have received frhin any simple prep
aration, in the hope that he may thus cuntrlbltta to the
Lauda of others.
I du this the more readily in regard to lloollond's
Gerturin Bitters, prepareil,hy Dr. O. M. .1 nukseu, of this
city, because I wits prejudiced against them for many
years, Wider the luipressiou 'lust they were °Melly en
alcoholic mixture. .1 :rut indebted to my friend Rol,-
ort Shoemaker, Esq., for tho road - yid or tide prof nil ice
by proper tests, and for encouragement to try Gioia,
when sulfuring from great and long continued debili
ty. The use of throe bottles of these hitters, at Llio be
ginning of the Pretent year, WOO - Miloweil by evident
relief, and restoration to adegree of bodily and mem
-tai vigor which I had not felt - for - six:mouths before,
mid had almost duirnidired of regaining. I Lhorefdre
thank tied and my friend fdr directing ine to the 'nip
of thein - J zaiwrox DROWN.
Putian'A., Julys, 23
There are many preparations sold 'under the name of
Bitters, put up in quart bottles, compounded of the
cheapest whiskey or common runt, costing front 20 to
40 cents per gallon, the taste disguised by Anise or
This class of Bitters ban caused and will continue to
COMO, as long an they can be told, hundreds to die the
death of the drunkard_ by their use the system is
kept continually under the influence of Alcoholic Stim
ulants o felts worst kind, the desire for Liqueris crea
ted cud kept up, and the result is ell the horrors at
tendaut upon a drunkard's life and death.
For these who desire and mitihate a Liquor Bitters
we publish the following receipt. (let Ode Bade Hoof:
inn='s Cermet , nittcts ;mid mix with Thee Qwzrii of
Coed Brandy or Whiskey, anti the result will be a prep
aration that will far ==ce in medicinal virtues and
true excellence any (Attie mine:rolls Liquor Bitters in
the market, and will cost much has, You will have
all the virtues of Mheflanirs Bitters in con nettlon, with
a good.arthlp of Liquor at a much less Price taten
theav inferidr 'proparatiOns will cost Ye.u.
AND THE FRIENDS. OP.SOLDIERS.I, • •
We call the attention-of tiering - Malone - and
friends in the unity. to Itlefeet.-thot "1100PLAND'S
Herman Bitters" will cure n ftiestenthe of the diseases
Induced by exposures and privations incident to camp
life. In the lists, published almost daily in the news
papers, on the arrival of the reek, It will lie noticed
that a very large proportion are suffering from debili
ty. Every case of that kind can .be readily cured by
Hoot:etrs German Bitters. Diseases resulting from
disorders of the digestive orgy nrt are speedily removed.
Wu have no hesitation in stating that, if these Bitters
were freely used amoug'our soldiers, hundreds of lives
might be saved that otherwise wilt be lost.
call particular attention to the following re-
Markable aud well authentkated cure of ono of the
nation's heree.s, Whose fife, to use his own langtiage,
"has brom saved by the Bitters :"
Pummortrini, &Amnia 23'rd, 1862.
Marrs. Aim; gentlemen, your Hoof
land's German Bitters hos 'raved - my life. There Is no
mistake in this, It is vouched for by numbers of my
comrades, some of whose name are appended, and who
were fully cognizant of all the circumstanced of my
Case. I am, andhave been for the last hair years, a
". -1111 .iKuf Sherlinin's celebrated buttery, and under
rer *Mediae Ctifornand of Captain It, IL Ayres.—
Threugh the elliOdare attendant upon my &Moons du
ties; I was rittaekerli6 Novnitaier Hod with inflammation
of the lungs, and was for rieveuty-two days in .tlur hes
pital. This was followed by great debility, heighten
ed by an attack of dysentery. I was then - removed
from the White House, and deut to this city on board
sire Steamer. "State of Maine." from which flooded
on the 281,11.nf June. BMA Iplet „Dom - I.l4uver Sian A
lank! as low as - ffy.one •ConDll be ring still retain
of vitality. For a week or More , 1 wets .dwrcelY able to
wallow anything, and if 1 did force a moral down, it
was immediately thrown up again.
I could not even keep a glass of water on my etonl
delt . Life could not lost under theire circumstances;
and, atdbrdiugiy, the •pliyeleirths who had been work
tug faithfully, though unsuccessfully, to rescue me
from the grasp of the dead Archer, frankly told me
they could do no more tbr me, and advised me to see
»clergyman, and to make such disposition of my limi
ted funds as best suited me. An acquaintance who
visited rue at the hospital, Mr. Frederick Steinbron,
Sixth below Arch Street, advised me, as a forlorn
hope, to try your Bitters, and kindly precured a bot
lo. From the time I commenced toting them the
gloomy Shadow of death receded, and I am now, thank
God for it, getting better. Though -I have brit taken
two bottles, 1 have gained ton pounds, and 1 foal son
guilts of being permitted to rejoin my wife and daugh
ter, from whom 1 have heard nothing for 18 months:
for, gentlemen, I am a loyal Virginian, from the viein
ity of Front Royal. To your invaluable, Eittere I. owe
the chrtainty of life which has taken the place of vague
fetire---te your Bitters will I owe the glorious privilege
of again clasping to my bosom those who are dearest to
.cue in life. Very truly yours, ISAAC MALONE.
• We fully cencur n the truth of the above statement,
as We had despaired of econig our comrade, *r. Malone,
festered to health:
JOHN OUDDLEILLCIt, tat N,bir Yolk Battery.
GEORGE A ACKLEY, Co 0 11th Maine.
LEWIS CHEVALIER, Old Now Yerk. •
L E SPENCER, let Artillery, Battery F.
J. E FASEWELI , , Co B 3d Vermont.
HENRI E JEROME, Co 11 do. '
'LEERY T MAODONA.LD, CO C athl4ll l o.
JOHN F WARD; Co sth Maine. _ ' •
HERMAN KOCH, Co 11 72i1 New York:
.13 THOMAS, Co P 05111. nn.
ANDREW .7 111.5113 ALL, Co A 3d Form P eat..
JOHN JENKINS,. Cell. tooth Penn.
Beware of Counterfrits.
See that the signature of i'4o. M. JACKSON," is 9u
the WRAPPER of each bottle. - • • •
PRICE Plitt 13oTTLE 73,CHSTS,
Olt HALF DOZ. FOR 61 0.0: • • •
Should your nearest druggist not NO the article,
do not ho put off by any of the intoxicating prepare-
Hone that may be offered in its place, but send to us,
and we will forward. securely peeked, by express.
PRINCIPAL OFFICE AND MANUFACTORY,
NO. 631 ARAM ST;
(Succoeseor to C. JACKSON & 00 9 ) . -
. , I)lr4rietors.-1 )1 r4rietors. -
ire YOU SALIS by DII:CiED: ROBS, oprniitadho Court
Waal* tussles, . I "A9 .ftrld.bY Druggists and Dealers hi
eir..efito*A Wtheitlnitia Staittb).
bTajl27 Y 853 =ly:
A LEWDLY CONCENTRATED
Three Simple Nen
OP THE EAST. 4,
Bfory. From Which A Moral Can Be Extracted
The following story was heard by
its present narrator, in Ceylon
In Landy,.during the days of the
Kandy-an kings of the Island of Cey
lon, on a pleasant, cool December
evening„ three,strong men were
ting rest4ionae, or r .amblemmay
—thlieis; a small open bdilding raised
for the benefit of travellers by - Stfibie
pious person, in accordance with fhb
,saying of Bndliiy , 0,14 t.. the gods re
" Ward such :WOrks of cliafiCY.
As the men Sat in the .glOw 'Of the
sun-set, a middle-agedwidoW, in deep
mourning, came by, The three:men
rose 'and--bowed - t75 - Ther. `"also
made a bow to theist. :
the then. "No,":sitid - the:getout", "it
was mice." "No," said thothird, "it
was to mo she bowed?' They gam--
Med:over the matter for . some tithe,
but .at last agreed that it would be
better to run as fast they could after
the widow, and ask her to which of
them site bowed. They did so, reach
. her out of hreath, gasped at her
their question, and the only answer
they got was, "To the greatest, sim
pleton among yon."
Then they returned to : the - rest
house dalinly, but only to 'quarrel
not Said one "that
she bowed to hie ? and tho r greatost
simpleton hero." "No," said each of
the other two, "I am more oft, isiin
pleton than you." They quarreled
thus for some time, and, from words
coming to blows, they quarreled till
they ivero stopped by the police,.who
locked them up fOrsthe'llight - ,in Sep
state cells, 'and ouiTied .13eM,
day before a judge. The jUdge,"!hav
ing heard the cause of dispute, called
npon.ohe of the men to produce evi
dence for his claim to be so great a
Shn - nleton.
' , . , 11y . i10rd, , " said he„!'wheiil'ts.;as
liout eighteen years old, my father
and Mother set eyes on young wo
man whom they (these to bo my wife.
They thought sho would bo faithful,
industrious, and thrifty. Sho. has
expected, also, 'to inherit'afeiv fields.
She, was of the same caste as our
seiVeS, and of good family. Propo
sals, therefore, were Made and accent-,
ed, and, soon afterwards, aecording - to
the custom of the country, ',had to
yisit my future, mother-in-law,'. tat
Wliciad-linii.sktlithigli not alio Wed 'to
do se by tho strict: - ruler3 'of setiety,
Yet,, by. soMa:contriVed Chando, my
-intended Wife Would show her face to
Me: I had far to travel, and starting
at Mid•day, arrived late in the 'eve
ning, when I Was most cordially
ceived, and Most kindly requested to
stay for the night, and return hoMe
next day. To this I consented, with
all seeming reluctance, although it
had .boTgn tho object of my journey,
and I was fully persuaded that a
glance at my future partner in the
cool Of the :morning Would be better
than one in the dusk of the evening.
I' had an excellent (firmer, and slept
soundly under, a roof which I had al-
Toady regarded as thy oWn. In the
morning I awoke refreshed, and went
'out doors to wash myself, :IS usual.—
found, of course, awaiting ree
zen pot fultofwater far washing My
face , .bands,ind.feet; as well as apiece
of 0;111'0 . 0 fer 'cleaning lily tooth'. I
fluidics my ablutions soon, and, on
looking back, obserVed beautiful
young woman, who Sat nt sonic kliF3*-
tanco' from me, washing rice for our
morning meal. -Her embarrassed air,
and some smiles which stole over her
face almost' against her will, easily,
told me that she was niy betrothed ;
and I, in' defiance of one customs,
quietly went hear, and spoke to her
as there was nobody in sight. She
was net so shy.as to kayo, her work
and run away, Wit stayed, and 'return
e'd short modest answers to my ques
tions: At length, I went very .close
to her; tapped her on the shouldor,:
and, playfully, taking up,
of the rice Ole was Washing, had just
put It into MY Mouth, When; to our
utter Confusion, her mother made her
appearance.. I iniekly fetnev,ed,
sey to :a 'respectable distance; but iiad
not tine to bite or swallow the rice,
and so was obliged to keep it between
iny gum and cheek. This showed as
a lump, which my mOther-in-law, who'
was to be, most unfortunately mis
took for a 'guM-boil.
"Ah I hoiv are you this morning ?"
said she. 'You have got a gum-il.'.
"Yes," answered I, "but it does net
give me any pain lit:Presea, so I in
tend to leave it alone Unit forme
I:natter:" "You should not do that
child." 'continued silo ; "you ShOuld
get it cited immediately. I shall
send or a doctor." "No,' said. I, in
bitter desperatiA, "we bavo a very
good docter . practising near our Vil
lage: 1;0611, la - Soot - las Ireach.hoine,
put myself under his citre." B r ut my
evasions and excuses could not baffle
het. ofliciousnesS.„The , doctor 'was
sent for, and, until lie came, slialee:.
tared me on the evil - of perniitting
any sickness to come to a head, and,
now4nd then, She felt my guru-boil:
The doctor at length arrived; and
also examined it. - Ile pronounced it
to be one of a very malignant sort,
hut curable: Now during ,all this
time my officious mother s i n-law had
I had corn.
her eyb illy check,
mittod myself so far that I could not
undeceive her. 'Shame at confession
of a falthood, as well as the fear. of ei'-
posing . thyli:revioils indiscretion, alike
kept. me silent;,' I Sat mute with as
tOUishm—eUt at the pOsitiOn to . whisk
hit rodueed - Myself, until the-dac
LEBANON , PA., WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 1864:
tor, who had been busy in the kitch
en, suddenly came out, and, before
had time to avoid him, put a red hot
hook into my gum-boil. I howled
and jumped, but he had madeti, _deep
wound, and out of it came the - noel
had inside. All present now stiiv the
truth, and the doctor picking . iip "the
ripe, cried at int, ‘liiul) . ig simpletOir,
when you only had rice in roar
'Mouth, 'why did yoti,pot, say so I" I
made_ no'inswer, bOt t ook to my heels
,a . id home, a good
wife, *aria the prospect tita good for
lune, and have over since'bolived my ;
see greatest althilleton,yot born.
Having laughed heartily at sto
ry, the judge turned to the second
man, and askea, "What exidonce have
you, sir, of your right to tlie - bovir you
"My Story is short," Ire .•Ansitered,
will shoW that I bO6 - ,1i i ,5.. - Mtich
right to tho beW;ifs :ap'.* . man: I mar
'ried early, and tried to be happy, but
fonnd - ,that my, wife could not manage
the: houSe Withoutholp ;;Se I married
another Wife, (polygamy bein g allow
ed in my country,) and theuglit that
all would be well Managed by the
two, and I should get my
'my day's labor in the fields. But,
alas I I was Mistaken., I had no
more rest at hoine. if I spoke to one
wife for a few minutes, thbother cOm
plained thatl did not speak toiher.—
I ableite_bestow: on ono the
least attention Oi...4indnossliy deed,
Word; oven by a look, wit:bent suf
fering from the other's jealousy. - -
Thus I lost all , : peace at home,.and
Was ,:quitn 'miserable ',iyhenever bad
'Weather any other 'Cause obliged
mo to stay.in doers. was harrass
od in this manner Until I lost my p‘q,
tience, and told them there Was only
one thing to , be dorie, "and that was,
they must take ree'each by a leg and
pull away, till they . divided me, he
tween them. I hadne sooner sgok 7
en, than they. teokine at my word.
They seized me by the feet and began
to pull away-with - all their strength;
each trying to outTiill the . other. lii
this extremity I could only scroain
for help: n6iibbors. rushed . in;
and I was extricated ; but such was
the laughing and jeering, andlOoting
at' th© simpleton Wtio had thus given
him ©lf Up 'to his . WiVes, thillSl'had to
fly from my country. an&now I
hero,: a beggar.
have ever since,'evon up to this day,
spoken of Me as the Great simple
story having boon told,, the
third man, attherequest of the •j udge,
related the foil Owing : , ,
• "I married; nt - rabont,7the' age of
fiycnty„ a:rich woman • but,'
instead of adding' to her Wealthohy
trading, .or following some lucrative
course of life, I did nothing; until our
money was all gone. ri)ien being
compelled by hunger, and tbuchid by
the position and en treaties 4f my wife
I went to 'work. 1: labored' all the
day in a rich man's garden] and with
my earnings bought a small quantity
of rice and returned , home. y My with
baked three cakes of the rile, and we
sat doWn to cat them, wbenn dispute
arose between us as .to which had a
right to two. I said that I ought to
get two, as I had toiled all! day and
earned them all.; my wife Maintained
that she ought toga two, 11,f3 she had
brought with her staunch money and
had fed me CO loOg, and had, beside'S,
to make and hake the cakes. Both
of us wore obStiifato, itneive weak'
bY no Means consent to. anequal divi
sion. At ;length, my wife hit mportr,'
plan. She propOsed that *re alsOidd
sit by the cakes, and whoeVer apOke
first shofild *get only one. agreed,
and. so We sat np all night '.without
speaking. About daybreak I fell a
sleep, 'quite Wearied, and so did my
wife ; but we rose soon, and. looked
at our cakes, and ion - mined site pi.—
We.did not ait "Much longer in this
'manner, brit both fainted. ' Shortly
after this, our neighbors, seeing our
door - closed, and hearing no voice or
sound of stirring Within, came and
knocked. As they received no
sower, tliey,broko open .the door, and
found us apparently dead, I'4i,t, warm.
So fancying us to bo actually dead,
they made 4 pile of wood and placed
us on it. Fire was act to the pile
and most .unfortunately just undTr:-
neath I;t:VaMt the wood on my
side of the pile ;so". ; :quiplcly that the
heat roused meat once, and I jumped
up with a land !' In the
next moment,MY wife started up and
cried, 'Ah, you get only one cake
Our neighbors-were surprised at this
perforinance of the corpses ; but when
nay Wife,in greifit glee, boaai of her
victory, and explained her7ff, they
laughed . at
_llB, tiproarionely, and told
us tbat we *o.'6 both of us the gietit
est simplstons they ever heard of."
The judge. Bottled the• claims of the
three simpletons,.':hug : "You.„are
really three very great sinipletoits,
and it is not easy to tibeide *,•hiekof
you ought to get the bow. Tile first,
however, suffered not, only from his
folly, but on account of his love, and
because he had not observed the ap
proach of the doctor with the red-hot
iron hook. The second suffered be-
Cause ho committed',a,nistake, and
his wives took. iiiijuat advantage of it.
But the third r'sufferod, starvation,
solely because Of his foolishness, and
iS,tliprefore tho reatest simpleton.—
In tiro pre44lit:' quarrel, however, all
three have teen equal. simpletons in
figliting for so Worthless a thing as
passing striiiigeti b6*2?
Se - One Of our exchruiges` as k s
What we shall do, With butter at
thirty cents per. pound ? We mod'at.:
ly offer the suggestion ,that our far=
mars kereafter feed their' 'cows 611.
1100. MEN MOM
Delivered in the House. of Representa
lives of the United States, May 2d,
1864, on the Bill, "To Guarantee to
certain States, whose Governments are
'Usurped br;Oveithrown, a RepUblican
form of Govern neat, known as the
kr. Speaker I'do
not clearly ttliderstatia"what is Meant
by''.Cracoatifitetion," Wit I do kndw
tbatimine immediate beating:pan - aces
is demanded Of those who have sworn
to be the defenders, and protectors of
the Union., or the '"Union" will 'exist
only in thesary, 'br as a matter of
the past, 'and never again in fact,:
The act of secession of the South=
'errs States:was A prerietincedlis , trettaiiii
by ju fists nd 7statestrteti: and when
the rebellion first'tisitilied shape and
form by its armed hosts in the 'field
to make war upon the G-ovenment of
the United States. the,-people of the
North, with one voice and in general
accord declared against this . most
wicked and. monstrous outrage. Men
of all parties, of all sections, from all
localities, went forth to maintain and
`defend the tTnion and the Constitution
'.fp.:preserve had uphold the integrity
and 'entirety of our Government.—
No Conscription. act was neectishry
then; - rioforced draft was required to
raise an tci bear aloft the flag of
tha Union against "secessionists and
traitors. No bounties and extra pay
and extaordinary inducements were
wanted to obtain
. volunieers for the
Army of _ the Reptiblie. But, Mr.
Speaker, "temp.ora mittantur,- nos. et
tnutanzur in Utz's." It is scarcely, three
years that the citizens of the North,
the. Bast, and of the West, singly, in
coMpacies, and in battalions, applied
wil lirigly, urgently, and most patrioti
cally- to 'the authorities to be permit..
ted to "enter "the military service in
defence of the 'old. flag. No. extrane
oils inducements or mercenary 'OO lint
-108 Was needed to arouse the patriot
'lsm of the people to rash to the ten
ted 'field. Men of all classes of all
clitnea r of all exceds, of all conditions,
the citizens by birth and the eititens
by adoption, left the peaceful walks
and iricieatiorts of life at thetrat blast
'of the clarion of war.
How is it now 7 Why UN marve
lous change? What has wrought this
apathy and indifference, this positive
aversion in the minds of men to volun
teer ? The rebellion still exists.--
'lhe enemy armed - and equipped, is
still at our ,docos... :Many 'towns, forts,
an'a public:places 'are still in the han"ds
or the 'rebels. The authority of .the
United States, is Still defied and ig
nored. The..strife, which Was then
confined to narrow circle, has as
sumed the proportions of the greatest
war of ancient times. Aro the Amer
ican peeple less patriotic, in 1864 than
they were in 1861 tiave ‘vo not
the same at stake, and isnot the coun
try still in great danger of dismember
ment ? Surely there is yet much dan
ger, and,we must not underrate the
enemy's Strength nor doubt his prow
ess. I would ask, then - why ie it that
2IM9St every man in the community
'kilnr military duty is devising "ways
and means", to avoid the draft 7 Cur-
Cain it is, that some great change has
come 'over the spirit of thcAreams of
tho people. The change, sir, is foun
ded on the faCt that the war has been,
.and is now, perverted:from its orig
inal object. Independent of and a-
Partfroin all the "pomp and circum
stance" attending the re-enlistment
of the bravo and gallant vetoranti and
tho Volunteering of men under the
liberal _ operation of national, State,
and local bounties, it cannot bo denied
that the eager desire of the citizens
to join the Army, freely and volunta
ry, exists, do,'Xhe flouso
Representatives in 1861, iuimediato
ly the first Ball Run disaster,
almost unanimously resolved,
" That this ,War is not waged in any . spirit of
OppressiiMasor for.atty.purpose or °omit:lost or sub
jugation' or purpose of overthrowing or interfer
ing with , tbe rights or established institutions of
these States, but to defend and maintain the su
premacy of the Constitution ,end preserve the
Union, with all the dignity, °goof*, and rights
of. the severs' States unimpared, and that as
soon as these objects are accomplished the war
ought to cease:'
, e. Speaker, was States Man
ship..., This was the talisman that a
roused:our people to renewed: , ener
gies and. efforts. - The solemn decla
ration of tho popular branch of Con
gress 'that the purpose of the war wtts
solely to defend and maintain the su
premacy of the Constitution and to
preserve the Union with all the dig
nity, equality, and rights of the -sev
oral S lates Unimparod, made us a . band'
of brothers in the North, and, held
out strong hopes of relief to the suf
fering Union men of the South.—
There was no division of opinion a
mong the men of the NOrth at the
time, Whatever their previous politi
cal prdilections may. have been. So
many volunteers offered their servi
ces during the autum of 1861. t,lik4,the
Chairman of the:Military Cfniiniittee
of the Senate declared that recruiting
and volunteering. mast be stopped - 4 77
This rush, to arms by the patriotic eit-.
izens who left all home-comforts, pa
rents, wives, : ehildran, .occupation,
everything ',behind W,LIS pur
snanco of the sublime declaration I
have. ust gnoted. 0 the r and further
assurances were given,by , Mr. Lincoln
by members of his Cabinet, and by
high officials in the confidence of the
President that the laws and 1061 in-
Stitutions. of the States should remain
Is t •unnecesSary toprOiO : that the•
lighted #i iithof
in this Matter has been most wanton
ly violated and 51i§rogatded? Itae
,to all. thal• the obj;o6i of ttia
WHOLE NO. 778
war has been perverted from its'orig
inal, lawful, and constitutional pur
pose, to that of the abolition of sla
very, the-confiscation of the property
ef the ,southerkpOple,, guilty drinno
tent,4the:StikingatiOn of the white.cit
izens:pfiliosotrth,. the obliteration:of
.Seatelineis; and the reduction 'of the
Stati3S.or sovereign commonwealths
WtOiiitcitiar lands, to tilltli* . deil'out
and to be held as allodiar egate's, by
traveling "loyal leagnersil r!StrOng
minded ' females, and the„JOi•de of
sycophants and flinkeys`lif OE' ( ( Wise
an& , beneficent" , Administration:—
The l'agrant_vielationg- of the funda
mental laiv - Ofth . e , land, the - bgtitu
- tion of prOClamatiOns'ind .o dere in
place 'of oetistitainnalefia Ments i ,
, thentter distegiirdof-therigh a of the
SOnth, and the wrongs- - andlinjitries
inflicted on law-abOing eitize4 of the
- North, have prodticed- - their }painful
'results. We have no peace yet-l
We haVe thousands ofourbravest and
best men...shiin,-. - thousithdf; efdostitute
and sorrowing widows, • thousands of
poor and unprotected orphans; thou
sands of - maimed and invalid :. .)nen.—
We have. sorrow, suffering allighast
ly want in many, many once happy
and prosperous homes; we have a dis
tracted and devastated ,eountry.; we
havna diminished and:diitlirbed . tew
merce ; we have irredeemable paper
pronhises in place Oftbnia;ful coin of
the - United States ; we have exorbi
tant prices for every article used by
the ,poor -man ; wo have a national
debt, 'of such magnitude, ,tlio.contein
plation of which must appal the heart
of every man ; except courtly officials,
shoddy ton tractors, and swindlers.—
We have something more which the
good people of this once happy land
will not fo - i•i , 'et,_ nor their children's
children. If mean taxes, it is said
that a national debt is a national bles
sing. If:Oat be so, no people were
ever bl6l3'Beii a§. 'lvo are, and it must
he consoling that this blessing hi
ereuses at the rate
.of $2,000,000 per
day. Notwithstanding the frightful
condition of our financial affairs, and,
the impending crash in commercial
-circles, w' arc cheeringly :informed
by tbo stipendiaries and ,'Swiss
giurrds" of the Administration -that
"we arc all prospering ;
plenty, and everybody if doing well."
.1 will not insult; ,the House of top
-resentatiNfes by discussing this soap
bubble of seeming -- pkosperity. One
thing is certain, our heirs-at-laW Will
Notwithstanding the strength oldie
'rebellion and the desperation of .the
leading rebels we 'have had
peace,aye,, a lasting and .honorable
pefteO,, with all the States _restored
and true in the Union, if the Consti
tution, the organic law, in all its see-
Vions and articles had been keptinvio
late. It was the duty of the Admin
istration to develop° and foster the
llnidfz sentiment which undoubtedly
existed in every seceded State. ;Not
only was it a duty but the very best
policy to convince the true Union
men of the South that we wage no
tvar:for conquest nor for subjugation
noillifor the emancipation and taking.
away of their chattels, known in Clio
South as negroes and in Abolitiondom
as sweet scouted Azneripan .citizens,
but solely and only to 04°1.6e - the lit*s
made in pursuance of theConstitntion.
The acts of the last and of the prep: .
cizt `CongroSS, the proclarnations and
orders of thaPresident, and the gen
eral pol icy of the Adm in istration, have
in ray iudgment, dispelled all hope of
a re-union so long as this policy is ad
hered to. It has made rebels of those
who were well dMiOsed toWard its be
fore. What is to be' done ? What
mine( s d there at hand ? We can
not exterminate this nation *Of eight
millions of free white men, nor can
we hold them . in peaceable subjection
or in a pro Vinci al condition. The his
tory of, Ireland, 'Venetia, Algeria,
llungary, and Poland is the best evi
dence of the impossibility of affiliat
ing a hostile people with their con
querors. We cannot repeat the atro
cities; destruction,-and devastation of
the Thirty Years' Wai 90.1,:thp-Opn
Years' War in continental. garope,
the fruits of which, after Peace was
obtained, through the exhaustion of
the people, are described by the his
torian as i"a country wnstcd by fire,
sword, and plague; a scene Cintenola
tiiin disorder ; a bad, currency a
deficiency oflaberers,aißd - iveat - Want.
The art of war was the only thing
that gained anything." We want no
such -trophies. . ,
...This .A.dministratiore ought to re
trace its steps and return to the mon
umental tree of the Constitution as its
landmark. In the first place, Mr.
Lincoln must divest himself of they4l
- that he is the GOverninent. The
Government of the 'United States is
a representative democracy, having
for its base the Constitution, the lex
,fgripta, whibh; as, ti supreme. Jaw,
g; erns the three eo-ordinate
es, to wit, the legislative; the judicial,
and the executive. The -Administra
tion consists of the &minis elected•hy
the people under the Constitution
and laws to -manage, and administer
the affairs ofthe .country: The fram
ei'S Of the Constitution never intend
ed to make the President and his Ca
i net "the G overmnent." 0 n the: co
trary, they have clearly defined- the
powers and „dulies .f the officers as
administrators of the laws enacted by
the' representatives of the people:—
In absolute monarchies, where no
written Jaw .exists,
right of kings is acknowledged,
where the idea that "tho.king.ean do
no wrOne • is still .upbeld, the reign
ing monarch may well be styled ‘ "the
GOveimment,„_!' There the Emperor,:Czar, or the Ving,in his own person,
is and'repre.eentf the. Government:
lie Makes laws by imperial or royal
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that the officers of the Government
are the servants of the:ileeple, carries
withit the undoifhted right to criti
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ed with limitedpower._ The subordi
natts of the Administration, acting
under "orders," dispute the sight to
discuss the course and policy of :the
Administration, and designate every
expression of disapprobation as "dis
loyal prac6ces." In this they are
'sustained lily the leading men of. a
monuel party, -who are now arrayed
- against the Constitution 'and• against
the maiotenance and supremacy of
the .civil law.
We have had numerous instances
of illegal and arbitrary arrest's, im
prima men ts, banishments, suppression
. newspapers, "and other V
ranies,l acts committed against the
constitutional rights of the citizen by,
petty despots of accidental power un
der the.usurper's plea of " miltary
necessity." The doctrine is put forth
that. “inter arnia leges silent" —the
laws are silent in the midst of armsl—
Now, whether this is considered as a
civil war or as a public war; whether
the secessionists are rebels in arms or
belligerents, the laws need surely not
be silent in the peaceful northern and
western States, or, as the new lexicog
raphers term them, tho "loya States."
There is no_war raging in the eastern,
northern, middle, or western States.
Why should the law be silent, . Why
&Mild the citizens be arrested with
out probable cause ? Why deny the
right to a speedy and public trial by
an impartial jury .of the State and
district wherein the crime shall have
beers committed? Why suspend the
prerogative writ of habeas corpus, the
bulwark of the citizen's liberty, gran
table under the.Magna Charta of Eng
land, and under the Constitution of
the United States: ex debit° justitia
It is because the Democracy do-not
approve of the course of . our rulers to
abolitionize this country and carry
on the war for the pecuniary and poll ;
tical benefit of abolition politicians,
army contractors, servile office-hol
ders, mushroom generals, and a brood
of abject demagogues and toadies
wilt) sing the loyal league psalms and
sheet hosannas for the Government
and their aromatic brethren arid sift..
tors. These are the people—venal and
corrupt—who traduce and ,malign
the law-abiding, honest Democratic
eitizens,whom they in their self-right
eousness and loyal zeal are pleased
to _designate as "secessionists," .'
sympathizers," and some-times trai
tors." The latter term, however, on
ly when they are two to one I
The Democrats are with heart and
soul in favor of restoring the seceded
States to their former status, and es
tablishing again what we have had for
eighty years, "a .morelierfect Union."
We are in favor of quelling theyebel
lion for the purpose of preserving the
- Constitution intact, and grant to;-the
several States their rights and privil
eges, as they enjoyed them before the
rebellion, and to which as common.
wealths in themselves they are enti
tled. We are opposed to waging war
for the purpose of equalizing the ne
gro with the white man, and we are
opposed to shedding the white. man's
blood, beggar and devastate the coun
try to satisfy the-insane and unnat
ural demands of the abolitort 'hypo
crites of New England or the human
,bigots, and fanatics of old Eng
land. W e deprecate theibolition , idea
of negro equality and the consequent
commingling of the Ethiopian with
the pure Saxon and Celtic blood. We
believe the President's schemes of e-
Mancipation :and confiscation as ex- •
pressed in his .proclaMations to be'
gross infractions of the Constituticin
Which he swore to support and defend,.
and from which no sophism of "war
power" can absolve him. For thislaw,.
ful opposition to the unconstitutional
acts of the party in power we are call
edc.(dirdoyal..7 -Well, Mr, Chairman, if
this is an evidence of disloyalty, then
there are upward of a million and a
half of free white di titens in the North
who are very disleyal according to
the translation a that foreign word
"loyal"- by the jacobins Of America
The Democracy revere the constitu
tion and acknowledge it in all its
parts as the supreme law. We cheer-
frilly obey the laws of the Federal
Government and of the States, but
we do not believe in that "higer lawn
which ,pronounces the Constitution..
made by our fathers and founders of
the Republic "a covenant with death
rut= agreement with hell." , .It k is
rig h tfinci privilege to canvass the acts •
-of our public. men and toegi ticise the
conduct of those whatis 4 the people
havb placed inp a
This inherent 'id fundamental
principle of the - American citieee,is
now attempted to be denied. by-the
abolition saints, of whom the sage
and patriot Henry Clay more than
twenty years ago expressed his opin
ion as, follows
"With thent [the aholitAistal Gni rights of
property are nothing ; the' deficiency of the pow
ers of the General Governrahnt'is nothing ; the
acknowledged and incontestable powers of the'
States are nothing ; the dissolution of the Union
and the overthrow of •a- Goirernment • in which'
aro concentrated the hopes of the' eivilired world
are nothing. A single idea has taken ppssession
of their minds, and onward they pursue it, over.
1. looking all barriers, reckless and regardless of all
consequences: 7 •
Recent events and, daily ocen.reen
eke prove how' true, - how prophetic,