The Pittsburgh gazette. (Pittsburgh, Pa.) 1866-1877, March 31, 1868, Image 4

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PENSILMANOREED of CO., Proprietors.
T. r, norszoN, ,‘ N. P. MOLD,
Editors and Managers.
Of Pittsburgh, Allegheny and Allegheny
County. . .
One ' Semi-WeeKly. Weekly.
One year....V.oo,one Single c0py....51.50
One month. 75ISix mos.. 1.50 5 copies. each. 1.115
BYtke week, 15,Three mos 75 10 • " 1.15
Won) carrier. ) and one to Agent.
TUESDAY, MARCH 31, 1868.
We print on the inside pages of this nwn.-
ing' 'GAZETTE: . Second page—Poetry,
Condehsed News and Interesting Clippings.
Third prtge---Rnancial and' Ricer News,
Markets and imports. Sixth page ---Finance
and Trade, Home Markets, 6.c. Seventh.
'page—Agrteultural Matters and
nevus. - •
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D closed yesterday -in New Tork at
The Senate commenced its regular trial
of. the. President's Inapeachment yester9y,
The opening. argument for the. Managers
being delivered by Gen. BurtEn4and a syn
opsis thereof - has reaehed us by telegraph.
'ltdoes not seem proper to express an opin
ion npon the intrinsic merits of a forensic
effort requiring three hours for its deliverr,-
of Ishich only so brief an outline is now
given. It is believed i however, that the
case fors the Manager's was fully
•presented in this arpment, with the clear
ness and exhaustive ability which hav4 been
kno ,vn as tile . characteristics of the speaker.
.When the fall report comes to hand we will
present to our readers such new points, or
straing illustrations of the more familiar
arguments,as may be likely to interest them.
This, opening argument occupied the en
s tire session of the dap. The evidence in
chief for the prosecution will now be intro
- duce!) and.will occupy this and succeeding
' 'days until it is all submitted.
ered St. Louis to guarantee bonds, to the
amount of $4,000,000 of the Couipany or
ganized to build a . bridge across .the Missis
sippi at that city. The Councils have 'not
yet acted in the premises. The pity ! Elec
tion will soon be held, and members will be
enligbtened as to the popular judgment:
A VEILY SIGNIFICANT token of the great
probability that Impeachment is about to re
sult in the incoming of a new administra
tion, may be seen in the gathering of all the
Dugald Dalgettys of politics at the Capitol,
where, it is said, they are already hard at
work parcelling out the leading places of
trust and profit. If "Uncle Ben" givesfids
sort of thing - the remotest breath of Ids sanc
tion, lie is not the man that for thirty years
we have taken him to be. •
IT IS cexcE.DED at Washington that the
- new Prussian treaty for expatriation is to be
substantially adopted in pending negotia
tions with England to the same end. Eft
lightened opinion is the British Empire con
cedes the inutility of any attempt to enforce
an “exploded -dogma t " as Lord STANLEx
styles it, against the round million of Amer
ican citizens who ::were - born " within ,-the
English allegiance. .This dogma is indeed
exploded, so far as concerns any practical
benefit to England, while it might yet have
power for mischief in the case of unfriendly
complications between the two, countries.
The negotiations, whicli ,are •in progress for
RS express abandonment, are, 'therefore,. in
full accord with national sentiment on both
sides of the Atlantic, and will 'speedily be
led to a satisfactory conclusion. . '
letter, no* published in a New York'journal,
,heartily endorsing GRANT and Weroz. It
lievident that in the great number of dis
ting,tdshed citizens who have been named in
the Middle and Eastern States i there is a like
: lihood that the earlier votes of these States
in the Chicago Convention will be so divid
ed and so distributed as to ensure the aban
donment of most, and perhaps all, of their
names after thecourtesy of one or two pre
:. lfininary -hallots. Certainly, :unless the
&C., can; r eeasoriably
unite upon one of the riuinber; the solid
strength' of ;the Weill. and Northwest will
:bp effective in -seeming the nomination of
WADE ,or COLFAX, •In the order that
we name, t e hezn e one„.. r _candtdete for
the second office is so strong
- to-day as Mi. - WADEi none olutely
_support, of_a Conven
tion. luis ever yet been mentioned for that
office, and nest to hiin efidehtly stands Mr.
• Between these gentlemen, with
a balaUce decidedly in favor of the first,
stand all. the Western, Northwestern and
. nearly all the
,Southern Statei. Hence' the
need for a practical understanding among
the friends of the other gentlemen who have
been named as candidates, andamong whom
,-- - ,
the voters of several great States, indeed of
numy - States the strongest inliepublican at
- • , tachments, are likely to be ineffectively scat
terecl., That the sturdy and unfaltering
old , statesman, whose letter . we, hive
alluded to, - should express his prefer
race.' for BnN WADE, will surprise no one
who considers the harmony their 'vitt-
Ical opinions, the unswerving fidelity with
; • . which, in the darkest as well as in the clear
est days, the two men have ever been found
'true to iuttrlotic• convictions and always in
the ciont of the tight, or, the plain, blunt,
:xmcompromiaing honesty with which they
have avowed and maintained their perm-
Is t; tIcIA t ot • iI,MYS In ,ah°Ftt their principles,
t• their long and veried experience,' and their
character in ptablic life,
show tO pe too liar "akin tti
ia 446 ake
n 'actlaratiop' from . m 2,9 them
- ;11:11XMONT -4110#P.ITAL k
:Pie Senate-incorporated into - the
propriation Bill a clause reserving to the
State the right of control in this Institution
proportioned to the contributions from the
Public Treasury. The entire bill, as amend
ed by the Senate, failed for reasons fully ex
plained yesterday by our. regidar Harris
burg correspondent. Whatever shape the
bill may now take, it is' most likely this
special provision will be incorporated into
it. If this provision shall be. worded in
general terms, as it was in the defeated bill,
farther legislation will be needful, in order
to respect the rights of former individual
contributors while protecting the pammount
rights and interests of the Commonwealth.
Perhaps in the new bill it will be found
practicable to be so specific, as to details as
to avoid the necessity of sulisequent legisla
tion. But the condition, proposed is not
only proper and just, under the circumstan
ces of the case, but has already been by far
too long delayed.
• Dixmont is in part a' Private Institution
and in part a Public One; that is, it has
ceived both private benefactions and public
endowments. Relatively, the individual do
nations have been small; the grants from
the Treasury of the Commonwealth munifi
cent. The equities are, consequently, all ,
in favor of the condition prebedent which it
is now proposed to exact: .
But this is not all.. An institution of this
sort is not temporary in duration. It is des
tined to live through many generations; we
trust to the end of time; dispensing its ben
efits to the full limit of -its capacity. It is,
hence, incumbent upon the Legislature to
act in regard thereto not simply with a view
to the present, but with a wise reference to
the vast future that stretches, out intermina
bly. -
Granted that the President, Trustees and
Superintendent, who now condirt the es
-tablislunent, are in all particulars admirably
.fitted for, their several functions, and are
animated by a high purpose to carry into
•effect tlie - design for 'which individualstind
the State have made _appropriations for the
erection and maintenance of the house.
Who' can avouch that all their successors
will be of the same pattern ? There may
come a time when, having obtained all need
ful contributions from the. Commonwealth,
a Board of Trustees may come into exist
ence who will discard poor or
tients, and insist upon keeping an aristo
cratic establishment for the detention' and
treatment Of wealthy persons, who are able
and willing to pay high prices. We do not
object to such houses. What we hold is,
that no reason exists why the tax-payers
shonld be burdened to endow them. It
would be a flagrant abuse of public benefac
tions to apply or pervert them to such a
purpose. The rich are able to provide for
themselves. What the State has occasion to
do, is to make provision for the paupers and
such as are in low pecuniary condition and
for criminals who are insane. -
The State is putting near a million dol
lars into Dixmont. Care ought to be ex-1
ercised to provide that this large sum shall-,
be employed fo: all time to the end for
which alone it is set apart. In no way
can this., be done but by insisting on the
stipulation now before the Legislature.
-The money ought to be granted to complete
the remaining wing, and to furnish it; not
grudgingly, but with hearty good will; but
not a dollar more of public moneys ought to
be paid over until the right of the State to a
voice in the management of the establish
ment, proportioned to its benefactions, is not
only. conceded but secured. The President
and Managers will do well to yield the point
gracefully- .
Members 4 the Legislature should re- -
member that this condition iiiiiitbeenforced
novr, or it probably cannot be in the future.
The appropriation now Solicited will com
plete the house, and, if It shall be obtained,
the management will thenceforward tie inde
pendent of the -Legislature.
No party was ever ,more fortunate than
are the Republicans, in the association of
a large number of politicians and journal—
ists, who, acting • usually in general accord'
with the principles and avowed objects of
the party, never fail to preserve their own
individual integrity, and, upon occasions
which are rather infrequent, to express their i
dissent fromopinions or - propositions which
their Consciences or judgrnefits do not ap
It is to the lust influence
class of Republican leaders, to the fidelity
with Which they.consider the ever para
mount obligatiOns of patriotic and unselfish
duty,-that the party owes its high place in
the confidence of an. intelligent people. We
are proud of an organization which has such
conscientioup and intelligent exponenii, and
which _cordially accepts the-teachings ofjtis="
tice, of right,- and of duty rather than the'
_dangerous and wicked dictates of merely
paitiian advantaie.:- We iire' , Prouli - ; of' it'
party which has the intelligence to perceive
that what is right, is, in the long run, always
politic, and that the passing questions of ex 7,
pediency are'only, with safety, solved upon
the same principles winch guide and main- I
tain individual honor.; We are proud of a ,
party which, as a whole, separates itself by
this .broad distinction from oiher political
asso'ciat'ions; and* which, history will honor
as the purest, most patriotic, most . intelli
gent and most powerful organization ever
known in Arnerlean experience.
But there are also politicians and jounial
ists, proiessedy acting with the RiPublicans.
and wishing to be ; connted in among its in
fiuential leaders, who are in ,no true sense
entitled to , any consideration ' in ite councils.
I We 'speak of a class - much - more numerous
thou worild 'wish,' who, under > the spe.
cioui pretense of candor and "of superior de
votion to higher public interests, are 'found,
in every great emergency,—when..the most
critical questions are up'' for adjustment,
'when, public interests of the niest Yital char
atiteirtra-ntrgently : derapplipg - pxactly, that
settlemep sVI4 li,tha.;party is, straining its
, c s a dly their
strength n & e}ltst txribari•rassing our cows.'
seboard,v 41rfts: 43c)%eon, oeto;Telirlogettr,
'efforts for_the 2 1 4. BP°4. o -1.17, speak, . ands
r -~tie'~~ cKr}:
- - . l ': - .'': --
Wll4. 41.43114akPkgr4y,914-.glaiss*-40a0Pu-t,
little . better Man. political,guerrillas, who for
three years have bieriniakinipeisonal profit
by brish-tvhackfig 'along the 'outer lines of
party, alternately changing sides With their
uniforms, for JOHNSON to-day, for GRANT
to-morrow, for and against impeachment at
the - same time, and skilfully holding to the
middle ground between sincere, uncompro
mising Republicanism; and the great crimi
nal whom it has now: arraigned. ~This class
have much to 'say of Senatorial independ
ence, of the folly of expecting that forty-two
men should be found of one mind, unless
lashed into harmony by partizan discipline..
They dwell with solemn . gravity upon the
judicial functions of the presiding officer;
they have serious doubt as to the right of the
Senate, in impeachment, to pronounce upon
the. constitutionality of laws; they deplore
the danger of setting bad precedents; they
are eloquent on the - duty of Senators to vote
as their conscientious convictions -- -shall
-prompt; they are industrious in suggesting.
doubts as to the competency of. this Senator
or that;. they snatch at every flimsy thread
of intrigue which could lead to . dissensions
and jealousies between Senators individual
ly; they are deep in discovering and pro
`pounding new views of constitutional law
or patriotic duty; in short, by every indirect
and underhand way, they are doing for An
drew Johnson his dirtiest but most effective
work. Just now they are painfully sensi:
tive touching .the danger of_ "lashing
independent Senators into submission"
to the party drill; they are exercised about
"Thad.- Stevens," "Radical menaces,"
"popular clamor," and all that sort of thing,
and would fill their readers with - the aare
hension that "Radicalism," by extreme
measures, may be driving the country to
ruin. We have no patience with this sort of
men. They are our worst enemies, because
they wear a disguise which, in the smoke of
battle, secures them from detection, and, for
one blow, at the great:enemy of the country's
peace, they aim a score of deadlier.thrusta at •
the. effective vigor of that organization'i'hich
embodies at this moment the country's only
hope. The Republican party can well spare'
the aid of these politicai cow-boys; it.prefers
to fight its battles without their dangerous
alliance, and under the flag of uncompro
. 'lasing devotion to the right. They who
are not for us are against us, and not
even the noisy clamor with which they are
now supporting the Winning Presidential
candidate, 'can ever persuade us to forget
the mischief they would.have done to iis; or
that their only principle is plunder and that
they are now after personal profit rather j
than the maintenance of-political truth.
It - was seen in the report of Legislative
proceedings; publisha Saturday, that Mr.
KLECKNEP. had renewed the propoSition
mode several times within the past, few
years, for the removal of the Seat of Gov
ernment. from Harrisburg to Philadelphia.
Four years ago, when the proposition was
under consideration, a very liberal offer was.
made of buildings and grounds en. or near
the Schuylkill, and there strerned to be a
strong prolmbility that the Meastue would
But the citizens of: 'Harrisburg
aroused themselves, and not only frustrated
the movement, but e:nried an appropriation
for an extension of the cabitol itself. This
extension, if we have tmy capacity for
judging of the cost of building, proved a
fat jOb for some body—affording surplus
enough to indemnify, had it been applied in
That way, the , expense of convincing
the members that Harrisburg teas a,prop.
erer place than Philadelphia fot the gov-
einmental powers to abide in. ,With this
additional,. weight .laid on to Pment_ Jhe
Dapitol from eliding 'away,. the people of
Harrisburg thought their troubles in that
matter were ended," bnt . out breaks Mr.'
KLECKEIt with a proposalibi - it' joint com
mittee of three members from each of the
House's to confer With ',the nuthoritiei of
Philadelphia, w ith a view o ascertaining what
provisions they are inclined to make - for ac
commodating the government if it shall elect
to remove to that city.
If this proposition has been made as a
round-about expedient for getting through
an appropriation for a further extension of
the Capitol at Harrisburg, we are opposed
to it altogether. The last experiment left
no doubt on our minds that enlarging the
Capitol is a bad thing for the Treasury and
the,tax payers. As Mr. KLEFIMEIt resides
at Philadelphia it is, however, firir to infer
he is in earnest; conceives it would benefit his
city as well as the Commonwealth to have
the Seat of the Government chained. •
Simply as between Philadelphia, and,
Harrisburg, ,as competing ' ' towns, , and
irrespective of larger considerations, the
decision. would 'be strongly 4 'favor Of:
the latter. The : Government.` is lo
cated . ' ,:,there, - , having , -been -•taken
thitherfrom latioaster,. and Ma -Philitdel
phia when itiva44 taken to Lancister ^ Large
investments have been made at Tkirrisburg:
in hotels and boarding houses, to .accommo - date the authorities and citizens from all
parts of theEitate,' having businem therewith.,,,
The centeraPlated, 1-emoval wOld,dizectlt
injure inatty. owners of this elan of properly, ,
and indirectly the owners of post other .
kinds of real estate. ' _ :-. 1 -.. - -,:- • :
In taking a broader clots; ' the
of probable individual loss elincon-,
venience; can find no proper plaCe. -Would
the general-welfare be promoted , .by shifting
the seat of government from , tp4 Stisque.
henna to the Schuylkill? Whak'the public
good demands ought to be done, no matter.
if:individuals do suffer. - • . _
The inquiry does not turn absointely mithe
superior desirableness oU Philadelphia over
Harrisburg as a' place for individuals or fem. -
Ries connected with t h e govemient. to live ,
in, but upon what effect- that'greater desire,
bjene E rs will have in inducingA , fietter
of.persons to take °thee under the govCri
ment. It has been supposed flint . if the
governmeht was located at' - Philadelphia in-'
diiidualiof the highest clarion , and a . 611 1-.
ties would much more commpnlyAhan now
consent iii:ifirve j as motaeis:oF,lesislative ,
1)&1164444We, charms' of larger
and the enticements of abundant ,
!,- 7.. •
and betterpublic amus6ments would' civer.-1
come the repugnance they now -- feer
to the comparative isolation-and inanity of
Harrisburg. There may be some force in
this; but not as much as Philadelphians sup
pose. Look at the National Capitol. Wash
ington is an overgrown, straggling village,
with 'few social attractions and fewer still of
other kinds, apart from politics. Yet men
of the. rarest natural endowments, of the
most exact and varied culture, and holding
the highest social eminences, are most will
ing to accept seats in the Cabinet, or the
Senate, or the - House of Representatives.
For the posse.ssion of political power nmbi
tious men will ordinarily forego any or all
other objects of desire. This is doubtless,
the mailer true on the mailer stage of State politics
as on the grad arena of national affairs.
However, ve;are not unfriendly. to Mr.
KLECKNEII'S motion, only so that it does
not afford a 1 retext for a fresh j raid on the
Treasury. 'hat point guarded against, we
shall be glad to know what inducements the
authorities of Philadelphia. are now dispos
ed to offer for drawing thither once more
the government of the Commonwealth.
A CORRESPONDENT of a Cincinnati papet,
after a careful invrstigation of the subject,
in all its constitutional and legal bearings,
finds himself forced to the conclusion that
the accession of Senatiir WADE to the Presi
deritial office,. by the removal or the present
incumbent, would not vacate his 'seat as
Senator from Ohio. The writerargues that
- Mr. WADE could only be President by vir
tue of being, as a Senator, the acting Vice
President and so in the direct line of succes
slim as provided by the Constitution. This
view is supported by an elaborate reference
to the languagi of that instrument, and of
the law of 1792 pointing out and prescribing
its proper appl i lcation. Our Cincinnati co
temporary regards the reasoning as conclu
sive and is thusgratified to see that no Sena
torial vacancy can occur, to be filled by a
Democratic nomination.
If this view of the situation shall win, we
offer to Mr. WADE our heartfelt and tender
est sympathies. We are quite sure
bear all his blushing honors meekly, altheugh
in' the aggregate, they will be a load heavy
enough to crush ordinary men. He is to be
a Senator from Ohio, Acting President of
the Senate and Acting. President of the
United States, all in one. It is fortunate , '
that - his strong common sense will always
enable him to see where each duty ends and
the others begin. But these multiplied du- 1
ties arid' responsibilities of the three offices
coinbined, either one of which' has been
considered quite tax enough upon the .pa-
tieuce and`endurance of common , men, will
make Mr. WAD E's place anything but a bed
of roses. It would be Strange if any one
man living would not go stark mad within
sixty days; under the load which this emi
nent Cincinnati jurist thus threatens to im
pose upon his favorite Senator.
Yet the position would have its advant
ages, too. How convenient What a
saving Of time, provided the triple ditties .
should not prove impossible for ,one man's
executirini Of course, unless his mind be
came.coMPletely " tore up" lathe possible
confusion, of his peculiar' functions, he
would vote as a - Senator upon all pending
measures, as President of the Senate.'i-he
would stand ready to succeed himself in case,'
as the acting President, lie should himself
become defunct by impeachment or , death,
aud, as President of the United States, with
Senatorial priVileges,- he could( veto -bills
from the delk,. and with more or less
gravity and rhetorical grace, according to his
views of,each case.
.A,Il this would promote a
harmonious co-operation between the legis
lative and executive departments, and the
Machine n-ould'worli so cliariningly that ere
long some other eminent. constitutional
thority 'at Cincinnati willbe moved to pro
pesethat t ie:White i(olige and' he groands,
furniture; gold Spoons, and all, be put up at
auction as Useless property, arid that tile
proceeds be duly covered by. warrant into
the. Treasury, or applied to the redemption
of five-twenty bonds. Evidently we are
just on the threshold of immense discov
cries in political science, and their application
to the Practical requirements of the republin
Let us give them all a fair trial!.
WANTED, An inscription for a' monu
ment over the late Mr. PENDLETON, the un
timelY, and much to be.lamented close of
whoia- career as a political candidate has
draped one-fourth of, the INmocracy in
mourning! May we be pardoned for sug
gesting, that it would beln bad taste to suf
fer Mr..I3ELmoNT,' or any other of the
" bond-barons " to pronounce any oration
over 'the remains 'of their hapless victim.
After life's financial fever, lie sleeps well
litnitaw '.has' called' down upon
his head the laudatkms of the Poit, for his
opinion in the ITsemos . case,. denying the
equality and inalienability of Human Rights.
If the JudgeloriWnkinia:eiriisciousness does
not lead hll4 to put •the searching questfon
to himielf-ilVhat, evil have I done that tbis
journal sPeAk4 well- of me, in a Matter,of
this sort? then, his sensibilities will proVe
legheattliful "than we have imagined them
TUE SUBMIT. Cotrwr of the United
States, •in a recent argument of the ease of
Gardner vs. Barney, had a - curious point
raised before it with reference to the con
nectien of the Preßdent and Congress. The
paper book giving the history of the case
uses the following language: "The part
taken by the President in signing a bill is no
part of the legislation of the country.' The
act is not the'exercise of a legislative lime- I
Lion. The Constitution does not require him
to note the date of his approval • lin the
It only requires him to sign the bill, if he
approve& it. But the - `legislation' of the
country- 7 the acts of Congress—are required
to haverrecords: The ~plisintiff in error
'maintains that- the'Rresident is "the third
branch of the legillature, and that according
b.. hi s a ivrovai; without a ,date fixing , the
time of approval, is a void act, and the law ,
Is void; : - Ih 9 . ,decliions'4st the court will
therefore determine whether, ' under , the
,COnstitutlon; the : PS.sl46f; a constituent
part.of, the National Legigiatrire,"' Thde;
clsion of,thla ,Lunipr.4.32C:P9hit.lias not yet
been.almoßPee4 l N,o4 3 l l3 4refiloPcdrt•
t:A4`014.0. *On
• Phil' bOokrlsbilt'dledlfi,gatifttaY•
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County Teachers' Institute.
b 4
''•'-morning4tt.larger.. , :autaof
teachers assembled: at, hall of the
Fciurth Ward Public. School. A.t.teno'clocit.
Prof. A. T. Dorithett,- County Superintend
ent,-called the meeting to order, and Prayer .
was offered by Rev. John McMillan, of Al
legheny city, after which the choir dis
coursed beautifully a piece of music entitled
"Sweet Hallelujahs."
The following gentlemen' were appointed
a committee to- nominate officers for the
meeting, viz:, Messrs. J. P. Anderson, C.
A. Chamberlain, Jones, : John Morrow
and. H. W. Bancroft. During the absence
of the nominating committee Prof. Donth-
ett delivered the opening address. Before ,
entering upon his address Prof. Douthett
said that the Legislature had made it oblict-
atory on teachers to attend the annual in
stitutes. He then read the act relative to
teacher's institutes after which he proceeded
to deliver his address, which was an able
and masterly effort, abounding in hard
sense and beautified with the choicest Eng
lish language.
At the close of the address the Nomimat
ing Committee made the following report,
which was adopted, viz: - Vice Presidents,
Profs. A. Burt and J. M. Logan; Secretaries,
Profs. R. Millis and A. D. Glenn; Treasurer„
Prof. E. M. Still.
The debate,. as per prograinme, Was Then
taken up. Question-" Should any part of
the Common School Fund be- appropriated
to the support of German 'Schools?' Mr,
S. S. Andrews; of Robinson township, sus
tained the affirmative: Will A. Johnion,
of Allegheny, the negative. ;_General Dis
cussion—Mr. Patterson, of Lawrenceville,
spoke in favor of the negative, and Mr. Mc-
Clellan spoke - in favor of - the affirmative.
L. H. Eaton, of the Eighth ward, Pitts
burgh; spoke in favor of the negative.
Rev. John McMillan then gave a lecture
on "The Relation of the-Pulpit to the Com
mon Schools.!' • The • gentleman, in coni
mencing, expressed his sympathies-with
the teachers in their 'work. He said ho
should not endeavorso much to`answer the
question as to endeavor to get the teachers
to study the subject themselves. He refer
red to the Congress of 1786,' which express
ed a determination to encourage common
schools—the People's - College. Education
should be relative to the development and
culture of all the powers of man in his' hu
man nature, but the morn i
is part of roan
stands above the human ans of greater
importance, hence should receive special
attention. It is the moral nature of man
that raises him above the brute creation,
and causes him to soar- upward' above ma
terial creation. It is a false view of eduea
tion to fit a man or woman .to fill a place in
the world to be well fed and clothed; to, as
pire to office which, when they do acquire
they will probably fill to the detriment of
all interested. Education should cultivate
the whole manimental, physical, moral and
religions, building up an' entire man, fitted
for life while - here and suitable for heaven
hereafter. -
Prof. H. W. Bancroft :then. presented the
following rules to regulate the election of a
.Committee to assist in granting permanent'
certificates, as provided by law. -
ARTICLE 1. The election shall be by bal
lot, each ballot containina• - the name of per
sona voted for, not ec'eeding fire.
Any. 2. Any person shall be entitled to
vote who is now regularly engaged in the
cominon selmols in this county, or must
have been _elected: to and have taught a
conunon school during the present year, or
who haVe been elected to teach in common
schools the balance of the school year,
must have a valid 'certificate from the
County Superintendent of this county, or
from file State Normal School of this State,
or.a permanent certificate from the State
3. The election shall be held on Tuesday
afternoon at 2 o'clock, and the polls shall
be kept open until 4 o'clobk, and as much
longer as may be necessary to give all pres
ent an opportunity to vote
4. The Board of Election Officers shall
consist of one judge, two inspectors, and
two' - return inspectors, provided .that the
said Board may appoint as many clerks as
they may deem necessary. - •
s.. The followin' persons -shall constitute
that Board of Election Officers: A. -T..
Douthett, J. Allen APCruni, L. H. Eaton,
J. J. rl'agi.lart and J. P. Andrews.
6. rf4e two persons having the highest
number, of votes shall constitute that.
Committee, provided that if any of those
having the highest number shall be ineligi-.
ble, then of' those who are eligible; thelive
having the higheSt, number of votes shall - be
declared elected. .
The adoption of these articles consumed
so much time that :apart of the programme
for the afternoon was omitted.
Rev. Alex. Clark delivered - a lecture on
"Heart-Pictures," - after which an essay was
reed, by Miss Francis Smith, on "The Im
portance of Educating the Young."
The meeting then adjourned till seven
o'clock la the evening.
Exercises opened by the choir singing a
piece entitled- "The bright and guiding
Star." • ' -
Rev. J. R. Neivell then gave a report ori
Rending. He'said.that in teaching reading
to children the first thing which should be
attended to, should be, first. articulation;
'second; Modulation; then endeavor to
convey the idea contained in tha words
they use.-'This can• be -most successfullY
done by the teacher reading it. in such a
manner as that the teacher himself may
feel what the wordscontain, :then cause the
pupil:to . do so- aswell es he can. Let every
teacher criticise the pupils, cliticise only
one 'point at • a time,.•then take. another.
Let all criticism ilje kind, careful, gentle.
Mr. Eaton wished to call attention to one
point in the matter of reading, and that was
the cultivation of the voice. There was not
that attention paid to it in reading • that
• should be. The beauty of reading was a
full, clearand round, tone of voice. ,
Mr. Hunt thought the 'cores should not
be carried out of its natural tone, that the
most important point was that, the render
should enter into the spirit of tho piece he
was reading.
Mr. Kelly said the subject had occupied
a great deal of his time. He thought there
could be no fixed rule, - as that applying to
one scholar would not apply to another.
The principal thing requisite to make - a
good , reader was articulation. Emphasis
was next in importance. The teacher must
be a perfect reader to be able to teach the
tarty '
• Mr. Burt thought it necessary to make the
reading interesting to the scholar, and re
commended the calling out of reading
`classes when there were visitors, in the
'school. 'Heals) recommended_the aystem
of reading for merit, that .:Is having the
scholars select a piece once. a week to-be
read before the school, for which they re
ceive,merits according, to the manner of
reading. Drill was of no consequence un
less the scholar was interestedln the study.
The discussion on the subject of reading•
was conducted by some, practical illustra
tions by Rev. Br Newell. •
In consequence of the absence of Rey.- C.
A. Dickey, who, was to ,have delivered a
lecture before the Institute, Mr. C. C. Steel
road a lecture odTruth..
. _ .
The Chairman announced that the subject
of "Queries" had - been neglected, but would
be attended to•cit the next session. - •
. _
Miss - Jennie Einlith; this Dletrical Critique,
was introduced; and read' a most excellent
criticism in rhyme on the proceedings of the
Institute during the - day. • • •
Rev,gewell, by request, then real
tedltietizi's Address to the Romans:
Aftei music I)sr the choir the Institute si&
- - • ' - :
goriiing Sessitin--Prayer; Report on Writ
ten Arithmetic, .T.'hi. , Logan', General Dis
cussion:. Debate: -4, l3tiould• 'the <minimum
legal "'School Term • be, increased'ito nine_
months 'A. S. Glenn 'Aflirt-, W. P. Mont
goineq,l2Telf.t General Discussion. Recess.
Music. Lecture:. iiHow 'should the Educe tron.iif 4outhbe conducted so. sate .accorn
pit& its , object ?" Rev. Thomas flprgt#4
D; 7). - 1` •
Aftersant'Sessie"—' , . Munth;- Report on His
toryi : ltobert CieneriktJAM;inaliCl4.
r w.a~ v n zt-~e«
Fssayr ,'Physical Education 39 telated to
Mental Development 7 Miss Annirt Heck
lieit;lte&o4"i`Meettire- : 4 111 - 6 SehOnftister,":
Rev. John $. Spear; Musks.
Evening &mien-1%111516i' TAetnre......Rei...t
Thomas K. Beecher, of Elmira, New York;
Tickets, fifty cents. - •
The following deeds were admitted of re-
cord by H. Shively, - Esq., Recorder, Wed
nesday, March 28,1868:
Irwin K. Weitzel et. al, to Alexander Hen
derson, March 16,1868, lots No. 98 and 99,
in the Denniston plan, East LibertY, on,
Finley street, 64 by 120 feet .S6O(E,
James McClurg to William A. McClurg,'
March 14,1868, part of lots No. 217 itnit
218 on Wood street, - south of Fourth
street $lOO
John. Ango to Joshua. Mail, MarCh 25, 1868,
lot on Virgin alley, Birmingham, 18 by 95
feet $1,400
Joseph Weeks to John D. Altman; January
23, 1868, lot on the' corner of Penn and
Carson streets ( Pittsburgh, 12 by -100 feet,
With buildings - 84,000
Daniel Kegley to John _Pfolfan '
bah Decem
ber 12,1864, lots N0..69 and 70 in Negley's
plan, in Collins town Ship, on Ross street,
60 by 115 feet $3,000
John'i'folfanbah to Frank Bopp, March 25,
1868, the above lots e3.W .
Jano Boyd to James Shipman, March .4,
1868, lot - on Wilson street, McClure town
ship, 20 by 80 feet $2OO
George Shoop to Joseph Mellon;.lftrch 226 e
1868, lot in East Deer township, contain
ing one acre and four perches $1,500..
Elizabeth Hamilton to John. Hamilton,
March 28th, 1868, lot on Boyle street, Al
legheny, twenty-one by ninety-four feet
...... $l,OOO
Hon. Thomhs Irwin to Elizabeth D. Thomp
son, September 27th, • 1867, lot on Hand
street, twenty by sixty feet with build
. lags $6,500
-James -Newell to Samuel. W. Crawford,
August sth, 1864, .lot on Locust street,
Manchester, twenty-four by sixty-five feet
• 1 $175
Samuel W. Crawford to Jades Welsh,
February 11th, 1866, the aboi - e described
lot $175
Westly Coulter to Wil_tm M. Alston,
March 23d, 1868, lot on_ Jerson street,
Allegheny; having a front of nineteen
Griswold E. Warner et al.. to James Hamil
ton, October 3d, 1855, lot on South Canal
street, All f gheny, twenty-five feet front
' • ' $5OO
Thomas Anderson - Francis S.Gilmore,
March 0, 1868; the-coal underlying a tract
of land in Penn township, containing 24%
acres $lOO
Robert Bell to the Mansfield Coal and Lime
Conipany, February 18, 1867; coal under
lying two, tracts of land irißobinson town
ship, containing 37 acres $7,400
Thos. Suter to the Mansfield-Coal and Lime
- Company; October 16; 1864; lot in Robin
son township, containing 33 acres and 35
perches. - ' ' " lOW
James Marshall et al., -tp the Mansfield
Coal and Lurie Company, March 10, 1864;
lot- in Robinson *township, containing
12334 acres. • $15,000
John M. Kean to Samuel Baerman, March
27, 1868; let on Second street, Pittsburgh,
17;4. by 80-feet • 1 • $5,000
Heirs 'of- John Irwin to Elizabeth
ning, April 24, 1867; ground rent of two
lots, amounting
.to $66 per *annum $750
The Erie Railroad -Trouble—Sensation
• Denied.
.By Telegraph to the Pittsburgh Gazette.)
NEW YORK, March the Supreme
Court to-day Judge Cardosa adjourned the
hearing of the motion to dissolve the Blood
good injunction in the Erie case
' till April
20th. Messrs Drew and Iriske ) deny the'
sensation statement that Jay Gould has
taken three millions of the - Erie Railroad
money to Akron, and say the funds are all
held at Jersey City. The Erie Directdrs
are'quietly performing their duties at Jer
sey City, and the busir.ess i of the read
steadilyincreases., e . • :
TREFTON, March 30.—The act authorizing .
the. rie Railroad Compan . y te have then.
office to transact business In:: this State ha 4
been signed by the Governor.':.'
G&W ifF 4 .4%.141'11 • .
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. - •
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-mild but certain action cleanse, renovate and
reinvigorate the system.' _ '
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one•of the standard medicines of the age. -For the
cure of all diseases arising from a disorderedstate of
the liver, as can be attested by the certificates of
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hare been bette-,
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These Pills can be obtained,' either Plniu or Sugar'
Coated, from all liraggisialn-iii6 country.
. _ • •
Inalgestiontlie most fruitf ul' generator of dis
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for with impaired digestion; it is impossible for
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variably follows thls , diseasO, - and dyipeptics owe all'
- their sufferings to-Indigestion. - 15oreonie and sick
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, ,
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pleasant to others and a source of miseiT to tbent
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persohairsupervlslon of the DroPetidont, irkatel,ct ac
cordandp with pliarMitcputlc science.. •
_.nom u,.0 pi„
I Lost my hearing ,during thelna year. 'Vart of
the time I was'totoll) deaf. t .ln April of this:ear I
Was tridueed,"froin an advertisement, to , make
plleatibri to Da.E*Sni4l2olPenn' Street, Pitts
.burgh. After hiring,trled :rations Medleines from
• . u n d er
doetors, without any.henellt, I have been
• .
geysers treatment now for nearly.two - motiths, and
ill*eitirely restored to my hearing, eo that I can
• hearla pin drop. ;JOIN peANi.A.w,
r c6mßluffs, •Witihingtil Co Pa.
' • - ..AXDTHER CtritE.' ' '
. ,
A, man eallS4, at,Dr. Aeyeer's office to In=
form him of a grcatfcils? made by his L V is Cc iu or
purago.w4itir R241.9/!AYY/l.- ib ! eie cures
are made with timiDoetora prepiratleaS, Iledealres
It tOhe'tiletiaisilli ifidentocailluit:inosfor his great
,cures:o,rogiide. accoaccordaaccordance Alth
_the established
laws iblitillsvein theaelenee':of medicine , in which
ho hasbeen engaged limthe past treniyAire, years.'
Last week hi Waaalio lwreeeipto atetfei,:trom a
clergy man In file State of 9we, detailing another
most spnliertid
stwiT; *mom* K:1114 "PFILIOTTIL
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